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Long Regarded As One Of The Best Introductions To Buddhism, What The Buddha Taught Draws On The Actual Words Spoken By The Buddha To Give A Lucid And Accurate Account Of The Fundamental Principles Of Buddhist Doctrine Richly Supported By Extracts From The Ancient Texts, Walpola Rahula Gives Clear And Direct Explanations Of Buddhism S Essential Teachings Including The Buddhist Attitude Of Mind The Four Noble Truths The Noble Eightfold Path Meditation And Mental Development What The Buddha Taught And The World Today What The Buddha Taught Also Features An Illustrative Selection Of Texts From The Suttas And The Dhammapada The Venerable Dr Walpola Sri Rahula Was A Buddhist Monk And Scholar He Received A Traditional Training And Education In His Native Sri Lanka Before Studying At The University Of Calcutta And The Sorbonne He Held A Chair At Northwestern University, Illinois, And Was Vice Chancellor Of Vidyodaya University, Colombo He Was Widely Regarded As One Of The Most Qualified And Enlightened Scholars Of The Buddhist Tradition With A Deep Knowledge Of The Original Texts What the Buddha Taught


About the Author: Walpola Sri Rahula

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8 thoughts on “What the Buddha Taught

  1. says:

    I have been interested in Buddhism for most of my life Although I have always been familiar with the ideas behind Buddhism I have not attempted any serious study of Buddha s teachings I bought this book believing it to be a simple introducti


  2. says:

    An excellent insight in to the intricacies, thought processes and themes of existence and life Rahula takes an impossibly neutral and accurate approach to the explanations of Buddha s teachings This is followed by a large appendix of references


  3. says:

    Bought this almost 12 years as a gift to a friend who was interested in learning the elements of Buddhism While I didn t get to read it at that time, years later I had the opportunity to read it Without a question it s a great introduction to Budd


  4. says:

    In all seriousness though, this book is the best book I have ever read on Buddhism I found it un put a down able Yes I create new words when I want to This book is clear, easy to understand and left me with a completely new perspective on Buddhism.Th


  5. says:

    We always have a supply of these books at our Buddhist Centre we follow Tibetan Buddhism It is one of the best introductions to Buddhism for newcomers, yet is clear and refreshing to read for those who have experience.


  6. says:

    A very interesting read Each chapter holds your attention very nicely I hadn t read anything on Buddhism before this and although some of it was a bit confusing to me, halfway through some chapters I d be thinking I m not sure what he s trying to say but b


  7. says:

    Walpola Rahula has created a classic with his What the Buddha Taught It is written in an easily understandable that only someone that has touched the core could possibly do It s a great way to get to know a bit about the Buddha This is not just a read This is


  8. says:

    This book is a good sound uncomplicated read Taking the fashion out of distorted approaches or teachings, installing authenticity to the true meaning of awareness or mindfulness.


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