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Great Disciples of the Buddha : Their Lives, Their Works, Their Legacy.

Author: Nyanaponika, Thera; Hellmuth Hecker; Bodhi, Bhikkhu.
Publisher: New York : Wisdom Publications, 2012.
Series: Teachings of the Buddha.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just as Jesus was surrounded by twelve apostles, the Buddha also had a close group of followers. The remarkable spiritual achievements of these early disciples illustrate the relevance and power of the Buddha's teaching. Through their encounter with India's most influential sage, these determined men and women transformed their minds while discovering how to attain internal peace and equanimity. In this inspiring  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Gautama Buddha; Gautama Buddha.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nyanaponika, Thera; Hellmuth Hecker; Bodhi, Bhikkhu.
ISBN: 9780861718641 086171864X
OCLC Number: 793166695
Description: 1 online resource (449 pages).
Contents: Preface; Credits; Abbreviations; Editor's Introduction; 1. Sariputta: The Marshal of the Dhamma; Prologue; The Quest for the Dhamma; Early Life; The Original Aspiration; Sariputta in the Jatakas; Sariputta the Man; The Chief Disciple; The Helper; The Unresentful; Friendships and Relatives; The Meditator; The Turner of the Wheel; The Suttas; Expository Works; The Abhidhamma; The Further Shore; The Last Debt Paid; Cunda Sutta; Ukkacela Sutta; Discourses of Sariputta; Majjhima Niksya; Digha Nikaya; Anguttara Nikaya; Samyutta Nikaya; 2. Mahamoggallana: Master of Psychic Powers; Youth.
Series Title: Teachings of the Buddha.

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Just as Jesus was surrounded by twelve apostles, the Buddha also had a close group of followers. The remarkable spiritual achievements of these early disciples illustrate the relevance and power of the Buddha's teaching. Through their encounter with India's most influential sage, these determined men and women transformed their minds while discovering how to attain internal peace and equanimity. In this inspiring book, twenty-four of the Buddha's most distinguished disciples, including eight women, are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration.

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