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Numerical Discourses of the Buddha

An Anthology of Suttas from the Anguttara Nikaya (Sacred Literature Series)
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AltaMira Press
Buddhism, Religion, Religion - World Religions, Buddhism - General, Religion / Buddhism, Religion / General, Ge
ContributionsBhikkhu Bodhi (Co-editor), Nyanaponika Thera (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7924020M
ISBN 100742504050
ISBN 139780742504059
OCLC/WorldCa40901132

The Numerical Discourses contains a full translation of the Anguttara Nikaya. The Anguttara arranges the Buddha's discourses in accordance with a numerical scheme intended to promote retention and easy comprehension/5(43).

Drawn from the Anguttara Nikaya, Numerical Discourses of the Buddha brings together teachings of the Buddha ranging from basic ethical observances recommended to the busy man or woman of the world, to the more rigorous instructions on /5(10).

The Numerical Discourses  contains a full translation of the Anguttara Nikaya. The Anguttara arranges the Buddha's discourses in accordance with a numerical scheme intended to promote retention and easy ed on: Octo The Anguttara Nikaya (literally "Increased by One Collection", also translated "Gradual Collection" or "Numerical Discourses") is the fourth of the five Nikayas, or collections, in the Sutta Pitaka.

This Nikaya consists of several thousand discourses ascribed to the Buddha and his chief disciples arranged in eleven books, according to the number of dhamma items referenced in them.5/5(3). The Anguttara Niikaya -- Numerical Discourses of the Buddha - is an integral text in the Pali Canon which constitutes the Scripture of Theravada Buddhism.

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The work is part of a series of four Nikayas or collections of discourses or suttas/5(9). The Anguttara Nikaya is a part of the Pali Canon, the authorized recension of the Buddha's Word for followers of Theravada Buddhism, the form of Buddhism prevailing in the Buddhist countries of southern Asia.

These discourses are called numerical because they retain the structure of the original Anguttara Nikaya.

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya (The Teachings of the Buddha series) by Bodhi. Like the River Ganges flowing down from the Himalayas, the entire Buddhist tradition flows down to us from the teachings and deeds of the historical Buddha, who lived and taught in India during the fifth century B.C.E.

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya (The Teachings of the Buddha) - Kindle edition by Bodhi, bhikkhu, Bodhi. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(42).

The numerical discourses of the Buddha: a translation of the Aṅguttara Nikāya / translated from the Pāli by Bhikkhu Bodhi. pages Numerical Discourses of the Buddha book — (The teachings of the Buddha) The present work offers a complete translation of the Aṅguttara Nikāya, the fourth major collection in the Sutta Piṭaka, or Basket of Discourses, belonging to the Pāli Size: 8MB.

Drawn from the Anguttara Nikaya, Numerical Discourses of the Buddha brings together teachings of the Buddha ranging from basic ethical observances recommended to the busy man or woman of the world, to the more rigorous instructions on mental training prescribed for the monks and nuns.

The Aṅguttara arranges the Buddha’s discourses in accordance with a numerical scheme intended to promote retention and easy comprehension. In an age when writing was still in its infancy, this proved to be the most effective way to ensure that the disciples could grasp and.

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Numerical Discourses Of The Buddha book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Buy a cheap copy of The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: book. Drawn from the Anguttara Nikaya, Numerical Discourses of the Buddha brings together teachings of the Buddha ranging from basic ethical observances recommended to Free shipping over $ Drawn from the Anguttara Nikaya, Numerical Discourses of the Buddha brings together teachings of the Buddha ranging from basic ethical observances recommended to the busy man or woman of the world, to the more rigorous instructions on mental training prescribed for the monks and nuns.

The Anguttara Nikaya is a part of the Pali Canon, the authorized recension of the Buddha's Word for /5(4). THE NUMERICAL DISCOURSES OF THE BUDDHA Download The Numerical Discourses Of The Buddha ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to The Numerical Discourses Of The Buddha book pdf for free now.

These include The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha (Majjhima Nikaya, ), The Connected Discourses of the Buddha (Samyutta Nikaya, ), and The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha (Anguttara Nikaya, ). Intogether with several of his students, Ven.

Bodhi founded Buddhist Global Relief, a nonprofit supporting hunger relief 5/5(2). The present volume, which continues Wisdom's famous Teachings of the Buddha series, contains a full translation of the Anguttara Nikaya. The Anguttara arranges the Buddha's discourses in accordance with a numerical scheme intended to promote retention and easy comprehension/5(60).

Description: Drawn from the Anguttara Nikaya, Numerical Discourses of the Buddha brings together teachings of the Buddha ranging from basic ethical observances recommended to the busy man or woman of the world, to the more rigorous instructions on.

The Anguttara arranges the Buddha's discourses in accordance with a numerical scheme intended to promote retention and easy comprehension.

In an age when writing was still in its infancy, this proved to be the most effective way to ensure that the disciples could grasp and. The Anguttara arranges the Buddha's discourses in accordance with a numerical scheme intended to promote retention and easy comprehension.

In 5/5(3). The Anguttara Niikaya -- Numerical Discourses of the Buddha - is an integral text in the Pali Canon which constitutes the Scripture of Theravada Buddhism. The work is part of a series of four Nikayas or collections of discourses or suttas/5(60).

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha; Cover Page; Title Page; Contents; Preface; Key to the Pronunciation of Pāli; Abbreviations; Introduction; A Thematic Guide to the Anguttara Nikāya; 1.

The Book of the Ones; 2. The Book of the Twos; 3. The Book of the Threes; 4. The Book of the Fours; 5. The Book of the Fives; 6. The Book of the Sixes; 7. The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya (complete page) | Bhikkhu Bodhi | download | B–OK.

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Click Google Preview button to have a look inside GBS_insertPreviewButtonPopup('ISBN'); View online selections from this book at Wisdom Publication's website. This long awaited translat5/5(1). The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha, A Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya, by Bhikkhu Bodhi Selections from the Numerical Discourses: Free Kindle, Epub, Mobi; The Suttanipata: An Ancient Collection of the Buddha’s Discourses Together with Its Commentaries, by Bhikkhu Bodhi; In the Buddha’s Words, by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

An electronic file of the Book of Fours can be found here. Ven. Bodhi has translated the entire Anguttara Nikaya, published by Wisdom Publications (Boston,pages) under the title The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha.

In these series of Sutta recitations in English, this time, presenting the vastly rich Numerical Discourses/Gradual Sayings (AN - Anguttara Nikāya) of the Buddha. The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha by Bhikkhu Bodhi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

e The Anguttara Nikaya (aṅguttaranikāya ; literally "Increased by One Collection," also translated "Gradual Collection" or "Numerical Discourses") is a Buddhist scripture, the fourth of the five nikayas, or collections, in the Sutta Pitaka, which is one of the "three baskets" that comprise the Pali Tipitaka of Theravada Buddhism.The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(60). All that is missing now is a new translation of the Anguttara Nikaya or The Book of Gradual Sayings as it is called in the PTS translation.

When I heard there was indeed a new translation of the Anguttara by Bodhi, entitled Numerical Discourses of the Buddha, my response was disbelief.