Thursday, July 31, 2008

Buddhism in a Nutshell

Narada Mahathera

Buddhism in a Nutshell first appeared in 1933. Since then several editions were published by various philanthropic gentlemen for free distribution.


  • [01]. The Buddha
  • [02]. The Dharma: Is it a Philosophy?
  • [03]. Is it a Religion?
  • [04]. Is Buddhism an Ethical System?
  • [05]. Some Salient Features of Buddhism
  • [06]. Karma or the Law of Moral Causation
  • [07]. Re-Birth
  • [08]. Dependent Origination (Paticca Samuppada)
  • [09]. Anatta or Soul-lessness
  • [10]. Nirvana
  • [11]. The Path to Nirvana
  • [12]. Appendix: Mindfulness on Breathing
For a fuller exposition of the subjects dealt with here, readers are kindly requested to read the revised and enlarged edition of The Buddha and His Teachings published in 1980. Permission may freely be obtained to reprint or to translate this book.
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Copyright 1982, 1995 (Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka). DharmaNet Edition 1995. Transcription: Bradford Griffith Proofreading & Formatting: John Bullitt. This electronic edition is offered for free distribution.

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