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Essential Buddhist Discourses

Essential Buddhist Discourses – Henry Clarke Warren This book contains the most important passages selected from the Buddhist Sacred Books. The aim of the present work is to take different ideas and conceptions found in Pâli writings, and present them … Weiterlesen

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The Jataka Tales Volume 1

The Complete Jataka Tales – Edward Byles Cowell The Pali work, entitled ‚the Jataka‘, the first volume of which is now presented to the reader in an English form, contains 550 Jatakas or Birth-stories, which are arranged in 22 nipatas … Weiterlesen

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The Inner Teachings Of The Philosophies and Religions of India

The Inner Teachings Of The Philosophies and Religions of India – William Walker Atkinson This book gives essential insights on Indian philosophy and religion and offers twelve lessons on what you need to understand when diving into this topic. From … Weiterlesen

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Dhammapada

Dhammapada – Friedrich Max Müller The Buddhist scripture called ‘The Dhammapada’ is traditionally ascribed to Buddha himself. It is an essential part of the Theravada canon. Format: Paperback. Dhammapada. ISBN: 9783849673383. Available at amazon.com and other venues.   History of … Weiterlesen

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Buddhist Mahâyâna Texts

Buddhist Mahâyâna Texts – Müller/Cowell The Buddha-karita is an early Sanskrit poem written in India on the legendary history of Buddha, and therefore contains much that is of interest for the history of Buddhism, beside its special importance as illustrating … Weiterlesen

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Indian Fairy Tales

Indian Fairy Tales – Joseph Jacobs The book contains 29 fairy tales from the Jatakas, or birth stories of Buddha, the fables of Bidpai and from other Sanskrit sources. The stories are humorous and imaginative and preserve the best nursery … Weiterlesen

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The Spiritual Writings

The Spiritual Writings – William Walker Atkinson William Walker Atkinson was not only a pioneer of the New Thought movement but also the author of many occult and spiritual works which he published under the pseudonym of Yogi Ramacharaka. When … Weiterlesen

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Amitabha – A Story Of Buddhist Theology

Amitabha – A Story Of Buddhist Theology – Paul Carus The story of Amitabha has a historical setting in the ascendancy of the kingdom of Gandhara, under King Kanishka, whose interest in Buddhism and whose connection with Acvaghosha, the great … Weiterlesen

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Buddhist Suttas

Buddhist Suttas – Thomas William Rhys Davies This book contains complete and/or excerpts from the following Buddhistic suttas: 1. The Book of the Great Decease (the Mahâ-parinibbâna-Suttanta), which is the Buddhist representative of what, among the Christians, is called a … Weiterlesen

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The Milinda Panha

The Milinda Panha – Thomas William Rhys Davies The Mininda Panha, or ‚The Questions of the King Milinda“ are a classical Pali text describing how Menander embraced the Buddhist faith while discussing with the Buddhist sage Ngasena. He is described … Weiterlesen

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