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2005-08-31 — New translations from the Samyutta Nikaya
2005-08-26 — A message from Wisdom Publications:
Wisdom Publications is pleased to announce its new paperback anthology in the award-winning "Teachings of the Buddha" discourses series:
In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon
Edited and introduced by Bhikkhu Bodhi
Foreword by the Dalai Lama
496 pages, 6"x 9", ISBN 0-86171-491-1, US$18.95
Initially conceived in response to requests from professors, this collection organizes the wealth of the Pali Nikayas within a single inexpensive volume that is ideal for course adoption. The ten thematic chapters, each with a clear and thoughtful introduction by Bhikkhu Bodhi, make the vast and ancient discourses accessible as never before.
In the Buddha's Words is now in print. If you would like to receive a PDF file of the detailed table of contents, prefaces, and introduction, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with the exact words "send pdf" in the subject heading. The file you will receive can be opened with Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2005-08-19 — Ways you can help Access to Insight
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2005-08-13 — Eight essays by Bhikkhu Bodhi
|Lifestyles and Spiritual Progress (No. 39; 1998)
On the relative merits of monastic life and lay life.
|A Tribute to Two Monks (No. 40; 1998)
Reflections on the passing of two great 20th century scholar-monks.
|Better Than a Hundred Years (No. 41; 1999)
Length of life vs. quality of life.
|Two Paths to Knowledge (No. 42; 1999)
On applying religion and science for the benefit of self and others.
|Anicca Vata Sankhara (No. 43; 1999)
On sankhara (formations, fabrications, etc.)
|Navigating the New Millennium (No. 44; 2000)
Reflections on the turn of the 21st century.
|Two Styles of Insight Meditation (No. 45; 2000)
On teaching meditation in its full context.
|Does Rebirth Make Sense? (Nos. 46-47; 2000-2001)
Rebirth as an intelligent and intelligible concept that gives meaning to life.
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2005-08-05 — New PDF version
2005-08-04 — New transcription