Nyanaponika,Hellmuth Hecker,Bodhi's Great Disciples of the Buddha: Their Lives, Their Works, PDF

By Nyanaponika,Hellmuth Hecker,Bodhi

ISBN-10: 0861711289

ISBN-13: 9780861711284

ISBN-10: 0861713818

ISBN-13: 9780861713813

A perennial favourite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our best-selling Teachings of the Buddha series.

Twenty-four of the Buddha's so much exclusive disciples are delivered to lifestyles in ten chapters of wealthy narration. Drawn from a variety of actual Pali assets, the cloth in those tales hasn't ever sooner than been assembled in one quantity. via those attractive stories, we meet all demeanour of people - wealthy, bad, male, woman, younger, previous - whose specific tales are advised with an eye fixed to the main points of normal human issues. while learn with cautious consciousness, those tales can sharpen our figuring out of the Buddhist course by means of permitting us to think about the residing snap shots of the folks who fulfilled the early Buddhist beliefs of human perfection. The characters certain include:

  • Sariputta
  • Nanda
  • Mahamoggallana
  • Mahakassapa
  • Ananda
  • Isidasi
  • Anuruddha
  • Mahakaccana
  • Angulimala
  • Visakha
  • and many more.

Conveniently annotated with an identical process of sutta references utilized in all the different sequence volumes, Great Disciples of the Buddha permits the reader to simply position each one scholar within the greater photo of Buddha's lifestyles. it's a quantity that no critical pupil of Buddhism should still miss.

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