Archiv der Kategorie: Buddhism

The Book of Tea

The Book of Tea – Kakuzo Okakura The ’Book of Tea’ is nothing less than an absolutely correct interpretation of Japanese life. Mr. Okakura came to the United States as a special commissioner of the Japanese Government to examine into … Weiterlesen

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The Gospel of Buddha

The Gospel of Buddha – Paul Carus The best evidence that this book characterizes the spirit of Buddhism correctly can be found in the welcome it has received throughout the entire Buddhist world. It has even been officially introduced in … Weiterlesen

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The Sutta-Nipata

The Sutta-Nipata – Michael Viggo Fausboell The Sutta Nipata is a Buddhist scripture, a sutta collection in the Khuddaka Nikaya, part of the Pali Canon of Theravada Buddhism. All its suttas consist largely of verse, though some also contain some … Weiterlesen

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The Tree of Wisdom

The Tree of Wisdom – Nagarjuna The She-rab Dong-bu (Tree of Wisdom) is a metrical translation in Tibetan of a Sanscrit ethical work entitled Prajnya Danda, written by Nagarjuna who flourished in the fourth century of the Buddhist era (about … Weiterlesen

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The Complete Jataka Tales

The Complete Jataka Tales – Edward Byles Cowell The Jatakas, or Birth-stories, form one of the sacred books of the Buddhists and relate to the adventures of the Buddha in his former existences, the best character in any story being … Weiterlesen

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The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali – Charles Johnston The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are in themselves exceedingly brief, yet they contain the essence of practical wisdom, set forth in admirable order and detail. The theme, if the present interpreter be … Weiterlesen

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The Lotus Sutra (Saddharma-Pundarika)

The Lotus Sutra (Saddharma-Pundarika) – Johan Hendrik Caspar Kern The Lotus Sutra is considered the greatest of all Buddhist scriptures. It interprets the person of Buddha as a manifestation of metaphysical entity and synthesizes the two aspect of his being: … Weiterlesen

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The Life and Teachings of Confucius

The Life and Teachings of Confucius – James Legge This edition is a general account of the Chinese classics and contains a Life of Confucius, the ‚ Analects ‚ which describe his opinions, the translation of two standard works of … Weiterlesen

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The Four Noble Truths And The Eightfold Path

The Four Noble Truths And The Eightfold Path – Paul Carus In this book Paul Carus compiles the fundamental teachings of the Buddha: the four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, and Buddha’s sermons and advice to his disciples. In this … Weiterlesen

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