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Demonstrating throughout his heartfelt response to the fundamental wisdom of the Buddha, Conze presents a readable introduction to the array of doctrines, methods, and literature that have developed in the many schools of Buddhism as a result of their dif ...

Interpreted by Kurunegoda Piyatissa, Maha Thera. Stories told by Todd Anderson, Illustrated by John Patterson (Volumes 1 & 2). Read more & sources: Volume 1: Text version: http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/jataka_tv1.pdf Volume 1: Illustrated ...

by International Council for the Day of Vesak. Edited by Venerable Brahmapundit and Peter Harvey. It is meant to be a universal Buddhist scripture book and was created at the 2015 conference of the International Council for the Day of Vesak (ICDV) in B ...

This book is dedicated to understanding the basics of them and how they are to be interpreted and used in daily practice. The Four Noble Truths also deals with The Eightfold Path, aspects of meditation and concepts like “Things as the are”. This is a ...

Visuddhimagga or The Path of Purification, is a Theravada Buddhist commentary written by Buddhaghosa approximately in 430 CE in Sri Lanka. It is considered the most important Theravada text outside of the Tipitaka canon of scriptures. The Visuddhimagga is ...

Written by: Padma-Sambhava English translation by Lāma Kazi Dawa-Samdup The Bardo Thodol is the English translation of the famous Tibetan death text, The Great Liberation upon Hearing in the Intermediate State. Bardo Thodol means “liberation by heari ...

This work lends itself readily to an in-depth study of this religious classic of mankind, to the great delight of both the scholar and the student. This PDF file is the text version only of the Illustrated Dhammapada by Ven. Sarada Maha Thero. The Pali te ...