Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya (The Teachings of the Buddha) (): Bhikkhu Bodhi: Books. Anguttaranikaya. English. The numerical discourses of the Buddha: a translation of the Anguttara Nikaya / translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi. pages cm. The Buddha, Anguttara Nikaya V Upajjhatthana Sutta – and these selected discourses have been revised and given an introduction by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

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I would call it supplementary material to the main teachings as provided in the Middle Length Discourses.

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Campbell rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Be the first to ask a question about The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. In fact I would say that a great deal of what is taught as Buddhism is a misrepresentation of what the Buddha taught. Jeremy rated it liked it Jan 15, Anguttara Nikaya views An abridged translation of the five-volume Buddhist sutra, from the Pali canon. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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A Course in the Anguttara Nikaya with Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

qnguttara Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In an age when writing was still in its infancy, this proved to be the most effective way to ensure that the disciples could grasp and replicate the structure of a teaching. Within each book, there frequently are substantial blocks of text where a theme is developed and expanded.


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This gave me in some cases a rather different understanding of the Buddha’s teaching, which – of course – is quite vast and extremely subtle. After completing his university studies he traveled to Sri Lanka, where he received novice ordination in and full ordination inboth under the leading Sri Lankan scholar-monk, Ven. To ensure that his legacy Discover with the original teachings of the Buddha in this thorough translation of some of the nikwya Buddhist texts in the world.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Bhikkhu Bodhi finds that anguthara collection is directed primarily to practice, with many suttas directed to those who have gone forth with nkkaya lesser but still substantial number directed towards families and individuals in the lay life. The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: Some of the discourses, such as the section I quoted, are short while others are lengthy and involved.

Anguttara Nikaya

The form of a woman obsesses the mind of a man. The aim in Buddhism – indeed the first step in the 8-fold path of Buddhism – is “right understanding”, and Bhikkhu Bodhi is meticulous in his attempt to make our understanding as correct as possible.


Bodhi has many important publications to his credit, either as author, translator, or editor. Working through the volume, I found myself in the presence of those who had followed the Buddha in the search for the spiritual life centuries ago. Step 3, read both canons. Top Reviews Most recent Boddhi Reviews. Nyanaponika Theraat the Forest Hermitage.

So, nikzya nikaya should you start with? Write a customer review. Share your thoughts with other customers. And I felt first-hand the apparent random presentation of the text. Within the four volumes of the Nikaya’s, the Long and the Middle Length Discourses are more accessible to most readers than the Numerical Discourses. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

He has a most remarkable mind, one that has an affinity for languages, but also a deep understanding of the teachings of the Buddha. The Anguttara Nikaya should probably be read last.