The Buddha Before Buddhism

The Buddha Before Buddhism

Wisdom From the Early Teachings

eBook - 2016
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The A'hakavagga, or "Book of Eights," is believed by scholars to be among the earliest of written Buddhist texts, and in it we find the Buddha's teaching pared down to its most uncomplicated essence. Gil Fronsdal's translation and commentary reveals the text's central concern to be the joy that comes from recognizing and letting go of attachment to the illusory views that create suffering. It's simple medicine that works for us today as well as it did for the Buddha's first listeners.
Publisher: Boulder : Shambhala, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 0834840421 (electronic bk.)
9780834840423 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK 294.38232 TIP
Characteristics: 1 online resource (180 pages)
Additional Contributors: Fronsdal, Gil

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