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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The Buddhist Bible made a huge impact when it was published, and is known to have influenced the views of Beat author Jack Kerouac. I dwighy that this was just an updated version, but the majority of text has been completely cut out in favor of large print. Below is the information that should be present in these notices.

In the s, while in his 60s he produced this collection of texts, many of which he translated himself, which give a broad view of the nature of the teachings of Buddhist schools. See all 35 reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Some of these ideas seem like cheap pop psychobabble now, but keep in mind, he came up with these points years ago.

Reading just a little more in-depth, I can see how this broad overview has led to some common misconceptions in the Western educated mind about what Buddhism actually is.

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Jun 17, Jazenisawakening rated it it was amazing. Don’t have a Kindle? When reading this book, it is also important to remember that there really is no such thing as a “Buddhist Bible. Originally published in and now available via Lulu.

His goal was not only to explain Buddhism to Westerners, but to show how this ancient religion could be made relevant to the 20th Century. Other practices may include following ethical precepts, support of the monastic community, renouncing conventional living and becoming a monastic, the development of mindfulness and practice of meditation, cultivation of higher wisdom and discernment, study of scriptures, devotional practices, ceremonies, and in the Mahayana tradition, invocation of buddhas and bodhisattvas.

Almost every sutra, whether attributable to the Buddha himself or not, emphasizes the importance of compassion and kindness toward others.

A Buddhist Bible

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. The beats in the s were one of the sources leading to the growth of American Buddhism, and Vwight book was Kerouac’s teacher.

The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching: There are no reviews for the current version of this product Refreshing I’m glad I read it. Even dwighht, this still assumes that Buddhists think of sutras in the same way that Christians think of scriptures, with an emphasis on who wrote what book, when, how buddyist it was, etc. Sep 03, Geoff Vasile rated it really liked it. This requires you to provide the URL for each allegedly infringing result, document or item.

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Joey rated it liked it Jan 28, Goddard, particularly in this first edition, took the best available translation of key documents and edited them heavily to eliminate repetitious passages and extraneous material.

In several places the Buddha himself specifically states that those who think this have completely misunderstood his teaching. Gofdard Goddard, according to Aitken’s introduction, was an enigmatic figure with training first as an engineer where he became wealthy as a result of an invention and as Buddhist Dwighf in America Dwight Goddard’s collection of Buddhist Sutras and related texts, first published inis available in paperback with introductions by Robert Aitken and Houston Smith.

Read reviews that mention buddhist bible diamond sutra buddhist scriptures tao te ching dwight goddard bible edited by dwight bigle purchased this book introduction to buddhist buddhist texts buddhism sutras translations collection text buddha theravada translated mahayana modern tibetan. Start reading A Buddhist Bible on your Kindle in under a minute. While Buddhism remains most popular within Asia, both branches are now found throughout the world.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. A modern Buddhist Bible is the A wide selection of readings from Pali, Sanskrit, Chinese, Tibetan, and modern sources intended to provide the reader with a foundation in classical Buddhist thought. As a result, it’s like reading about a different world.

Some of Buddhism’s most important works are brought together in this monumental work. I read this book over a few years decades ago savoring each page. Return to Book Page. Some authors caught my eye, and some others didn’t.