Autor: Dwight Goddard. Fonte: Internet Sacred Text Archive. A BUDDHIST BIBLE. The Favorite Scriptures of the Zen Sect. History of Early Zen Buddhism. A Buddhist Bible (1st ed.), by Dwight Goddard, at Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Dwight ioned.

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This book is a great way to read the original texts. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Some of Buddhism’s most important works are brought together in this monumental work. The main value of this book, though, is not in its role in Buddhist history in the United States but lies in the texts themselves. The second edition, which has been in print ever since see box to rightcovers a much wider range of Buddhist texts including Southern Buddhism, some related documents such as the Tao te Ching, and modern texts.

To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide us with the items specified below. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Please try again later. Excellent set of translations from original sources. This item has not been rated yet.

It’s true that Buddhism has no “supreme being,” and Buddha is not a god. There are thousands of sutras, some of which have never been translated, and of varying levels of acceptance within the Buddhist community worldwide.

From what I’ve read, it might be safer to say that Buddhism is compatible with atheism, but also with theism. Almost every sutra, whether attributable to the Buddha himself or not, emphasizes the importance of compassion and kindness toward others. He is recognized by Buddhists as an awakened or enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end suffering or dukkhaachieve nirvana, and escape what is seen as a cycle of suffering and rebirth. Not what I wanted. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.


This work was much too dense to summarize in a single review, so I’ll just include some first impressions.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Becoming too attached to dichotomies can lead to suffering and ignorance. I’ve really enjoyed the layout of the book following the path of texts over the years.

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At about pages, this is a huge corpus of Buddhist sutras and other related writings. I am new to this How do I accutually read this?

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Joey rated it liked it Jan 28, By the time we get to the 6th Patriarch Hui Neng in China, it feels somehow closer to our time. I read this book over a few years decades ago savoring each page. Dispatched from the UK in 3 glddard days When will my order arrive? This one is missing a lot from the other edition. Sworn Statements I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.


Below is the information that should be present in these notices. Buddhist Texts in America Budvhist Goddard’s collection of Buddhist Sutras and related texts, first published inis available in paperback with introductions by Robert Aitken and Houston Smith.

One of the favorite books of the Beat writers, particularly the ultimate ‘Dharma Bum’ Jack Kerouac, A Buddhist Bible has had a huge influence on the growth of Buddhism in the English-speaking world in the 20th century and beyond. The teaching of Buddha: The Buddhist Bible made a huge impact when it was published, and is known to have influenced the views of Beat author Jack Kerouac. It contains edited versions of foundational Buddhist texts, and is designed to provide readers with the heart of the Zen message.

Buy in this Format. Start reading A Buddhist Bible on your Kindle in under a minute. I’ve had this near my bed for months now.

Apr 28, Mike Zone rated it liked it. This was a favorite of Kerouac. The Buddha lived and taught in the northeastern Indian subcontinent some time between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. Lists with This Book. The Favorite Scriptures of the Zen Sect.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This book is comparatively light on Theravada texts but gave me the opportunity to read the texts of other Buddhist Schools.

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