The Buddha Before Buddhism

Author: Gil Fronsdal
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834840421
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Gil Fronsdal's rigorous translation with commentary reveals the text to be of interest not only to Buddhists, but also to the ever-growing demographic of spiritual-but-not-religious, who seek a spiritual life outside the structures of ...

Living By Vow

Author: Shohaku Okumura
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1614290210
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This text greatly influenced many Chinese and Japanese Buddhist teachings. ...
One ofthe four sacred places ofBuddhism, where Shakya— muni Buddha
attained complete enlightenment. bodhi tree: The fig tree under which
Shakyamuni Buddha attained complete enlightenment. bodhi-mind (Skt., hodhi—
citta): awakened mind, the mind ofenlight— enment; Way-seeking mind.
bodhisattva: In early Buddhism, Bodhisattva refers to Shakyamuni Buddha before
he attained buddhahood.

The Dhammapada

Author: Buddha
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780307432148
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Glenn Wallis’s translation is an inspired successor to earlier versions of the suttas. Even those readers who are well acquainted with the Dhammapada will be enriched by this fresh encounter with a classic text From the Hardcover edition.