Excursions Into The Thought-world Of The Pali Discourses by Bhikkhu AnalayoExcursions Into The Thought-world Of The Pali Discourses by Bhikkhu Analayo

Excursions Into The Thought-world Of The Pali Discourses

byBhikkhu Analayo

Paperback | October 15, 2012

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For those who approach Buddhism as a system of mental development, this book is a reliable and accessible guide to understanding the significance of themes from the Pali discourses. Themes include grasping, right view, craving, passion, contemplation of feeling, happiness, and liberation. A rare combination of scholarly rigor and extensive meditation experience from the author provides veracity to these studies and explorations.

Bhikkhu Analayo was ordained as a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka, where he completed his PhD. His thesis was subsequently published as Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization. He is a leading scholar in research on early Buddhism, having written more than 200 academic publications, and is a professor of Buddhist Studies and Sri Lanka ...
Title:Excursions Into The Thought-world Of The Pali DiscoursesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.5 × 5.75 × 0.68 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Pariyatti PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1928706983

ISBN - 13:9781928706984

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“It would be hard to overstate the contribution Ven. Analayo makes to our understanding of the Buddha’s teachings. His breadth and depth of knowledge, clarity of expression, and wise reflections make his writings a treasured gift of Dharma.”  —Joseph Goldstein, author, A Heart Full of Peace and One Dharma