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What the Buddha taught

Author: Walpola Rahula
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
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This clear and informative guide draws on the words spoken by the Buddha to convey the true nature of Buddhist wisdom.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walpola Rahula
ISBN: 1851681426 9781851681426
OCLC Number: 862420638
Description: xvi, 151 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations vii Foreword ix Preface xi The Buddha xv 1 The Buddhist Attitude of Mind 1 THE FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS 2 The First Noble Truth: Dukkha 16 3 The Second Noble Truth: Samudaya: 'The Arising of Dukkha' 29 4 The Third Noble Truth: Nirodha: 'The Cessation of Dukkha' 35 5 The Fourth Noble Truth: Magga: 'The Path' 45 6 The Doctrine of No-Soul: Anatta 51 7 'Meditation' or Mental Culture: Bhavana 67 8 What the Buddha Taught and the World Today 76 SELECTED TEXTS 91 Abbreviations 139 Selected Bibliography 140 Glossary 142 Index 148
Responsibility: Walpola Rahula ; with a foreword by Paul Demiéville.

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