Recommended Books to ReadBy learning one knows dharmas, can end meaningless matters, can attain Nirvana ….
An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (Teachings of the Buddha) Translated, edited, and compiled by Bhikkhu Bodhi Publisher: Wisdom Publications (July 28, 2005) In the Buddha's Words is an anthology of selected discourses from the Pali Canon, the earliest...read more
Anthology of Suttas from the Anguttara Nikaya (Sacred Literature Series)
translated and edited by Nyanaponika Thera & Bhikkhu Bodhi
Publisher: AltaMira Press (June 25, 2000)
The Pali Text Society’s translations of the four main Nikayas, or divisions of the oldest Buddhist scriptures, began in 1899 with TW Rhys Davids’ translation of the Digha Nikaya. These works have performed a great service to Buddhists around the world, but they are now in need of replacement. This began in 1978 with Maurice Walshe’s translation of the Digha Nikaya, entitled Thus Have I Heard, and published by Wisdom Publications. Wisdom has continued its excellent work with further translations of the Majjhima Nikaya, or The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, published in 1995, and the Samyutta Nikaya, or The Connected Discourses of the Buddha, published last year.read more
A Sixty-Year Spiritual Voyage on the Ocean of Dharma is a personal retrospect of Ven. Yinshun's long career of meticulous and wide-ranging scholarship. There was hardly a phase of Indian Buddhist literature that Yinshun did not explore and discuss in depth. His...read more
Including the Theravada and Mahayana Traditions at the Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels Teachers, students, and friends of Bodhi Monastery have suggested these readings; therefore, this is not a complete or impartial selection. We’ve included readings from...read more