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The Buddhist path to awakening

Author: Rupert Gethin
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, ©2001.
Series: Oneworld classics in religious studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st South Asian edView all editions and formats
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A study of a classic list of Buddhist teachings which includes such familiar items as the four establishings of mindfulness and the noble eightfold path.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rupert Gethin
ISBN: 1851682856 9781851682850
OCLC Number: 868352342
Notes: Based on a PhD. thesis--University of Manchester, 1987.
Previous edition: New York : E.J. Brill, 1992.
Description: xv, 382 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
PART ONE: THE SEVEN SETS INDIVIDUALLY: The establishing of mindfulness --
The right endeavours --
The bases of success --
The faculties and powers --
Factors of awakening --
The noble eightfold path --
PART TWO: THE SEVEN SETS COLLECTIVELY: The seven sets in the Nikayas --
The seven sets expanded --
Dhammas that contribute to awakening --
The seven sets in the Abhidhammma --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Oneworld classics in religious studies.
Responsibility: R.M.L. Gethin.

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