The Suttanipata

Author: Bodhi
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This landmark volume in the Teachings of the Buddha series translates the Suttanipata, a text that matches the Dhammapada in its concise power and its centrality to the Buddhist tradition.

Buddha S Teachings Being The Sutta Nipata Or Discourse Collection

Author: Robert Chalmers Baron Chalmers
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN: 9788120813557
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Being the Sutta-nipāta Or Discourse-Collection Sir Robert Chalmers ... 328-9). A
special light, however, is thrown on the evolution of our Sutta-Nipata by the
inclusion in the Canon of its ancient commentary, called Niddesa (or 'exposition').
Now, this canonical Niddesa is a commentary not on the whole of our 'Sutta-
Nipata' (which it does not name as such) but only on its concluding Vaggas (
Atthaka and Parayana) and on the Khaggavisana (or 'rhinoceros') Sutta of the
Uraga Vagga.

A Companion To Buddhist Philosophy

Author: Steven M. Emmanuel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119144663
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The sutta-pitaka contains discourses on the teaching of the Buddha, commonly
called the dhamma, usually presented in the voice of the Buddha as a historical
personality, in a more or less elaborate historical setting located in ancient North-
East India. The content is varied in tone and genre, its focus on conduct or
doctrine, and its age. Without doubt some parts of this collection, such as the
Thera- and Therıgatha or the Sutta Nipata, are very ancient and may go back to
the very time ...

The Middle Length Discourses Of The Buddha

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The Introduction aims to provide the reader with a thorough study guide to the
Majjhima Nikāya by systematically surveying the principal teachings of the
Buddha contained in this collection along with references to the suttas where
fuller expositions of ... This was composed in the fifth century by the great
Buddhist commentator, Ācariya Buddhaghosa, who based it on the ancient
commentaries (no longer extant) that had been preserved for centuries by the
Sangha of the Mahāvihāra at ...

The Middle Length Discourses Of The Buddha

Author: Nanamoli
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 086171072X
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The Introduction aims to provide the reader with a thorough study guide to the
Majjhima Nikāya by systematically surveying the principal teachings of the
Buddha contained in this collection along with references to the suttas where
fuller expositions of ... This was composed in the fifth century by the great
Buddhist commentator, Ācariya Buddhaghosa, who based it on the ancient
commentaries (no longer extant) that had been preserved for centuries by the
Sangha of the Mahāvihāra at ...

The Sutta Nipata

Author: H. Saddhatissa
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136772936
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INTRODUCTION The canonical texts of the Theravadin school of Buddhism (the
predominant religious tradition of South-East Asia and well represented in the
West), collectively known as the Pali Canon, are divided into three main sections:
... Sutta (the discourses of the Buddha or his foremost ordained disciples
addressed to both monks and lay followers) and Abhidhamma (the developed
psychological writings which are generally acknowledged to post-date the
historical Buddha's ...

Religious Giving And The Invention Of Karma In Theravada Buddhism

Author: James Egge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136859225
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(Aramaki in this article uses differences in how texts treat the topic of the
skandhas to argue that we can distinguish between at least three stages of
development in the Buddhist verse suttas, all of which predate the prose
treatments of this topic. ... Buddhist Teaching and Literature," Journal of the Pali
Text Society 15 (1990): 30-87; Allon, Style and Function: A Study of the Dominant
Stylistic Features of the Prose Portions of the Pali Canonical Sutta Texts and
Their Mnemonic Function, ...

Epitome Of The Pali Canon

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Enlightenment Stages • Precepts • Three Jewels • Outline of Buddhism The
Ratana Sutta (Burmese: ¶μ·3 ́μ ̄) is a Buddhist discourse (Sanskrit sutra Pali,
sutta) found in the Pali Canon's Sutta Nipata (Sn 2.1) and Khuddakapatha (Khp 7
); with a ... to post-canonical Pali commentaries, the background story for the
Ratana Sutta is that the town of Vesali (or Visala) was being plagued by disease,
non-human beings and famine; in despair, the townspeople called upon the
Buddha for aid; ...

The Ideal Of World Community

Author: Hajime Nakamura
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"So long as the Vajjians meet together in concord, and rise in concord, and carry
out their undertakings in concord — So long may the Vajjians be expected not to
decline, but to prosper. ... The Sutta-Nipata. A Collection of Discourses being One
of the Canonical Books of the Buddhists. Translated from Pali by V. Fausboll.
Sacred Books of the East. vol. X. Reprinted, Motilal Banarsidass, 1965, p. 7. 14.
Buddha's Teachings Being the Sutta-Nipata or Discourse Collection, translated
by ...

The New Encyclopaedia Britannica Macropaedia

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This collection contains songs attributed to 264 personal disciples of the Buddha.
The songs are said to have been composed when their authors experienced the
bliss of emancipation. 9. Therigatha ("Hymns of the Senior Nuns"). These are the
songs attributed to about 100 female disciples of the Buddha. They provide rich
material for the study of the position of women at the time of the Buddha. Their
merit consists in their revealing the deep impression the Buddha's teaching made
 ...