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The long discourses of the Buddha : a translation of the Digha Nikaya

Author: Maurice O'C Walshe
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Wisdom Publications, ©1995.
Series: Teachings of the Buddha.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Long Discourses of the Buddha is an invaluable collection of the teachings of the Buddha, revealing his gentleness, compassion, and penetrating wisdom. These thirty-four discourses are among the oldest records of the Buddha's original teachings. This book is a companion to The Middle-Length Discourses of the Buddha, and The Connected Discourses of the Buddha.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Walshe, Maurice.
Long Discourses of the Buddha : A Translation of the Digha Nikaya.
New York : Wisdom Publications, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice O'C Walshe
ISBN: 9780861719792 0861719794
OCLC Number: 784883345
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, map.
Contents: ""Front Cover""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Technical Notes""; ""Introduction""; ""Summary of the Thirty-Four Suttas""; ""Division One: The Moralities""; ""1. BrahmajÄ?la Sutta: The Supreme Net What the Teaching Is Not""; ""2. SÄ?maÃ"Ã"aphala Sutta: The Fruits of the Homeless Life""; ""3. Ambaá¹á¹ha Sutta: About Ambaá¹á¹ha Pride Humbled""; ""4. Soá¹?adaá¹?á??a Sutta: About Soá¹?adaá¹?á??a The Qualities of a True Brahmin""; ""5. KÅ"á¹adanta Sutta: About KÅ"á¹adanta A Bloodless Sacrifice"" ""23. PÄ?yÄ?si Sutta: About PÄ?yÄ?si Debate with a Sceptic""""Division Three: The PÄ?á¹ika Division""; ""24. PÄ?á¹ika Sutta: About PÄ?á¹ikaputta The Charlatan""; ""25. Udumbarika-SÄ"hanÄ?da Sutta: The Great Lion's Roar to the Udumbarikans""; ""26. Cakkavatti-SÄ"hanÄ?da Sutta: The Lion's Roar on the Turning of the Wheel""; ""27. AggaÃ"Ã"a Sutta: On Knowledge of Beginnings""; ""28. SampasÄ?danÄ"ya Sutta: Serene Faith""; ""29. PÄ?sÄ?dika Sutta: The Delightful Discourse""; ""30. Lakkhaá¹?a Sutta: The Marks of a Great Man""; ""31. SigÄ?laka Sutta: To SigÄ?laka Advice to Lay People"" ""32. Ä€á¹Ä?nÄ?á¹iya Sutta: The Ä€á¹Ä?nÄ?á¹Ä? Protective Verses""""33. SangÄ"ti Sutta: The Chanting Together""; ""34. Dasuttara Sutta: Expanding Decades""; ""Bibliography""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Notes""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z"" ""6. MahÄ?li Sutta: About MahÄ?li Heavenly Sights, Soul and Body""""7. JÄ?liya Sutta: About JÄ?liya""; ""8. MahÄ?sÄ"hanÄ?da Sutta: The Great Lion's Roar""; ""9. Poá¹á¹hapÄ?da Sutta: About Poá¹á¹hapÄ?da States of Consciousness""; ""10. Subha Sutta: About Subha Morality, Concentration, Wisdom""; ""11. Kevaddha Sutta: About Kevaddha What Brahma Didn't Know""; ""12. Lohicca Sutta: About Lohicca Good and Bad Teachers""; ""13. Tevijja Sutta: The Threefold Knowledge The Way to BrahmÄ?""; ""Division Two: The Great Division""; ""14. MahÃØpadÄ?na Sutta: The Great Discourse on the Lineage"" ""15. MahÄ?nidÄ?na Sutta: The Great Discourse on Origination""""16. MahÄ?parinibbÄ?na Sutta: The Great Passing The Buddha's Last Days""; ""17. MahÄ?sudassana Sutta: The Great Splendour A King's Renunciation""; ""18. Janavasabha Sutta: About Janavasabha BrahmÄ? Addresses the Gods""; ""19. MahÄ?govinda Sutta: The Great Steward A Past Life of Gotama""; ""20. MahÄ?samaya Sutta: The Mighty Gathering Devas Come to See the Buddha""; ""21. SakkapaÃ"ha Sutta: Sakka's Questions A God Consults the Buddha""; ""22. MahÄ?satipaá¹á¹hÄ?na Sutta: The Greater Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness""
Series Title: Teachings of the Buddha.
Other Titles: Tipiṭaka.
Responsibility: translated from the Pali by Maurice Walshe.

Abstract:

The Long Discourses of the Buddha is an invaluable collection of the teachings of the Buddha, revealing his gentleness, compassion, and penetrating wisdom. These thirty-four discourses are among the oldest records of the Buddha's original teachings. This book is a companion to The Middle-Length Discourses of the Buddha, and The Connected Discourses of the Buddha.

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