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The Suttanipata Bhikkhu Bodhi. Great Disciples of the Buddha Hellmuth Hecker. Description A perennial favorite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our hsllmuth Teachings of the Buddha series.

When read with careful attention, hecer stories can sharpen our understanding of the Buddhist path by allowing us to contemplate the living portraits of the people who fulfilled the early Buddhist ideals of human perfection.

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Through these engaging tales, we meet all manner of human beings – rich, poor, male, female, young, old – whose unique stories are told with an eye to the details of ordinary human concerns. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.


Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The Best Books of Other books in this series. Twenty-four of the Buddha’s most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration.

Thera died in at the age of By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Here are the stories of his early disciples, the men and women who studied with him directly, and who can inspire us all to the power and depth of spiritual friendship.

He returned to the U.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. After completing his university studies he traveled to Sri Lanka, where he received novice ordination in and full ordination inboth under the leading Sri Lankan scholar-monk, Ven. Nyanatiloka Mahathera, the first German Buddhist monk.

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Conveniently annotated with the same system of sutta references used in each of the other series volumes, Great Disciples of the Buddha allows the reader to easily place each student in the larger picture of Buddha’s life. His books include a german translation of the Samyutta Nikaya parts 4 and 5 a two-volume chronicle on Buddhism in Germany, and a biography of Ven.


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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? The characters detailed include: Intogether with several of his students, Ven.

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From to he was the editor for the Buddhist Publication Society in Kandy, where he heplmuth for ten years with the senior German monk, Ven.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Connected Discourses of the Buddha Bhikkhu Bodhi. Great Disciples of the Buddha: It is a volume that no serious student of Buddhism should miss.

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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Book ratings by Goodreads. In the Buddha’s Words Bhikkhu Bodhi. Bodhi founded Buddhist Global Relief, a nonprofit supporting hunger relief, sustainable agriculture, and education in countries suffering from chronic poverty and malnutrition.

Bodhi has many important publications to his credit, either as author, translator, or editor. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya