Monday, July 28, 2008

What the Buddha Taught (free online)

"What the Buddha taught...peace through knowing"

Books and articles by prominent Buddhist scholars and practitioners, is a repository of enlightening information. Texts are available in at least 21 languages -- from Swedish to Hebrew, Indonesian to Italian. There are also video and audio options.

The angle tends to be forest meditation tradition monks and their famous American disciples. By the work of other luminaries are also available to read online or download.

Of particular interest are the works of Pa Auk Sayadaw (Burma), Ajahn Brahm (Australia), Buddhadasa (Thailand), and Sayalay Dipakara (Myanmar), Thich Nhat Hanh (France), and Ven. Vimalaramsi (USA), and Nyanaponika Thera (Germany).

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