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Great disciples of the Buddha

their lives, their works, their legacy
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Wisdom Publications , Boston
Gautama Buddha -- Disciples -- Biog
StatementNyanaponika Thera and Hellmuth Hecker ; edited with an introduction by Bhikku Bodhi.
ContributionsBodhi, Bhikkhu., Hecker, Hellmuth.
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LC ClassificationsBQ900 .N93 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 411 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL672961M
ISBN 100861711289
LC Control Number97019024

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Twenty-four of the Buddha’s most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. A phenomenal book for those longing to know about the biographies of Buddha’s disciples viz Sariputta, Mahamoggallana, Ananda, Mahakassapa, Anuruddha, female disciples, laymen and laywomen.

The disciples’ fervent devotion towards the Triple Gem led them to understand the transient nature of all earthly glories and successes and the ephemeral quality of sensory joys and pleasures/5.

Great disciples of the Buddha: their lives, their works, their legacy / Nyanaponika Thera and Hellmuth Hecker ; edited with an introduction by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

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In this inspiring book, twenty-four of the Buddha's most distinguished disciples, including eight women, are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. Drawn from a wide range of authentic Pali sources, the material in these stories has never before been assembled in a single volume.

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The present book is an attempt to fill this gap in Western Buddhist literature with living portraits of tw enty-four of the most distinguished disciples of the Buddha.

The book evolved from a series of individual tracts on the great disciples issued by the Buddhist Publication Society (BPS) under its well-known imprint, The Wheel. The first biography.

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Drawn from a wide range of authentic Pali. This book is an attempt to fill this gap in Western Buddhist literature with living portraits of twenty-four of the most distinguished disciples of the Buddha.

The book evolved from a series of individual tracts which are known as the Lives of the Disciples series from 5/5(4). “Great Disciples of the Buddha” allows the reader to easily place each student in the larger picture of Buddha’s life and provides a glimpse into the lives and personalities of those who lived, knew and followed the Buddha as he walked the paths of India 2, years ago, teaching wherever he went.

Great Disciples of the Buddha allows the listener to easily place each student in the larger picture of Buddha's life and provides a glimpse into the lives and personalities of those who lived, knew and followed the Buddha as he walked the paths of India 2, years ago, teaching wherever he went.

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Coming Soon. Search, Bookmarking, and More. The ten principal disciples were the main disciples of Gautama Buddha.

Depending on the scripture, the disciples included in this group vary. In many Mahāyāna discourses, these ten disciples are mentioned, but in differing order.

The ten disciples can be found as an iconographic group in notable places in the Mogao Caves. They are mentioned in Chinese texts from the fourth century BCE until the twelfth. A perennial favorite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our best-selling Teachings of the Buddha series.

Twenty-four of the Buddha's most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. His books include a german translation of the Samyutta Nikaya (parts 4 and 5) a two-volume chronicle on /5().

Great Disciples of the Buddha is a unique book - a collection of biographical profiles of some twenty-four extraordinary men and women whom the Buddha himself named his most outstanding disciples. The stories of their lives presented here, based on the Pali Canon and its commentaries, offer a comprehensive record of the most ancient traditions concerning the Buddha's own direct Dharma heirs.

Summary: Also known as the Mahabuddhavamsa, this book is a large compilation of stories involving the Buddha, formar Buddhas, Buddhist disciples, and former lives.

In Theravada Buddhism, biographies of Buddhist monks and nuns are known as Apadana, while the stories of Buddha. A perennial favorite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our best-selling Teachings of the Buddha series.

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The most famous of these ascetics was Nataputta, known to his disciples by the title Mahavira Jain (the Victorious Great Hero). His followers were known as the Bond-Free Ones (Nigantha) and the religion he founded came to be known as Jainism.

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Once the students have knowledge of the life story of the Buddha, they need to be introduced to His relatives and disciples. Parents or educators should introduce the students to the appropriate life stories as they mature in the Dhamma.

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Get this from a library. Great Disciples of the Buddha: Their Lives, Their Works, Their Legacy. [Nyanaponika, Thera; Hellmuth Hecker; Bodhi, Bhikkhu.] -- Just as Jesus was surrounded by twelve apostles, the Buddha also had a close group of followers.

The remarkable spiritual achievements of these early disciples illustrate the relevance and power of. Get Books This volume offers a complete translation of the Samyutta Nikaya, The Connected Discourses of the Buddha, the third of the four great collections in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pali Canon.

The Samyutta Nikaya consists of fifty-six chapters, each governed by a unifying theme that binds together the Buddha's suttas or discourses. "Great Disciples of the Buddha is a unique book - a collection of biographical profiles of some twenty-four extraordinary men and women whom the Buddha himself named his most outstanding disciples.

The stories of their lives presented here, based on the Pali Canon and its commentaries, offer a comprehensive record of the most ancient traditions.Great Disciples of the Buddha allows the listener to easily place each student in the larger picture of Buddha's life and provides a glimpse into the lives and personalities of those who lived, knew and followed the Buddha as he walked the paths of India 2, years ago, teaching wherever he went.

Buddha Purnima - गौतम बुद्ध के शिष्य आनंदतीर्थ और वैश्या की कहानी Story of Anandatirtha and Vaishya, disciples of Gautama Buddha [ The Mystic Of Gurudeva Hindi].