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Teachings of the Buddha: The Wisdom of the Dharma, from the Pali Canon to the Sutrasby Desmond Biddulph
Synopses & Reviews
Stories and insights from the Buddha combine with magnificent imagery in this essential, inspirational collection.
While concentrating on the Pali canon in particular (which contains the Dhammapada), Teachings of the Buddha reflects the rich diversity of Buddhist traditions. There are extracts from the later Mahayana sutras, time-honored Buddhist tales, and fascinating koans (riddles) from Zen masters. Introductory passages of commentary illuminate key meanings, and the books ten chapters mirror stages of the Buddhas healing role, from diagnosis to cure—or enlightenment.
About the Author
Desmond Biddulph is vice president and chairman of The Buddhist Society; editor of The Middle Way, The Buddhist Societys journal; and author of 1001 Pearls of Buddhist Wisdom (Duncan Baird Publishers).
Darcy Flynn studied Buddhism for many years and has traveled throughout India and China. She has a theater and film company in London.
John Cleare is an internationally renowned photographer. His photographs illustrate an edition of the Tao Te Ching (Watkins) and Tales from the Tao (Duncan Baird Publishers).
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