The Gospel of Buddha

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Cosimo, Inc., 1 juin 2007 - 296 pages
Officially introduced in Buddhist schools and temples. A classic in its field. Beautifully illustrated.

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Luxurious Living
166
The Communication of Bliss
167
The Listless Fool
168
Rescue in the Desert
169
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172
5
173
The Outcast
174
7
175

Buddhas Search
22
Uruvilvâ the Place of Mortification
27
Mâra the Evil
29
Enlightenment
30
The First Converts
34
Brahmas Request
35
FOUNDATION OF THE KINGDOM OF RIGHTEOUSNESS XV Upaka
37
The Sermon at Benares
38
The Sangha
43
Yashas the Youth of Benares
45
Sending Out the Disciples
48
Kashyapa
49
The Sermon at Râjagriha
53
The Kings Gift
57
Yashodharâ
66
Jîvaka the Physician
75
The Upavasatha and Prâtimôksha
83
BUDDHA THE TEACHER
111
Buddha Replies to the Dêva
146
Words of Instruction
148
Amitâbha
150
LXI The Teacher Unknown
156
PARABLES AND STORIES LXII Parables
158
The Man Born Blind
159
The Lost Son
160
The Giddy Fish
161
The Cruel Crane Outwitted
162
Four Kinds of Merit
164
The Light of the Word
165
The Hungry Dog
176
The Despot
178
Vâsavadatta
179
10
180
A Party in Search for a Thief
182
In the Realm of Yamarâja
183
The Mustard Seed
185
Following the Master Over the Stream
189
The Sick Bhikshu
190
THE LAST DAYS LXXXVII The Conditions of Welfare
192
Upright Conduct
194
Shâriputras Faith
197
The Mirror of Truth
199
Ambapâlî
201
CONCLUSION
225
II
233
19
234
22
235
29
236
30
237
Table of Reference
241
43
245
79
254
48
257
49
258
Pronunciation
260
94
262
in o m
266
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Page 50 - Bhikkhus, the doctrine which is glorious in the beginning, glorious in the middle, glorious in the end, in the spirit and in the letter ; proclaim a consummate, perfect, and pure life of holiness.
Page 115 - He who gives himself to vanity, and does not give himself to meditation, forgetting the real aim (of life) and grasping at pleasure, will in time envy him who has exerted himself in meditation.
Page 115 - He whose wickedness is very great brings himself down to that state where his enemy wishes him to be, as a creeper does with the tree which it surrounds.
Page 114 - ALL that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him, as the wheel follows the foot of the ox that draws the carriage.
Page 211 - Enough, my brethren ! Weep not, neither lament ! Has not the Blessed One formerly declared this to us, that it is in the very nature of all things near and dear unto us, that we must divide ourselves from them, leave them, sever ourselves from them? How then...
Page 222 - Then the Blessed One addressed the brethren, and said : " Behold now, brethren, I exhort you, saying, ' Decay is inherent in all component things ! Work out your salvation with diligence!
Page 57 - I take my refuge in the Buddha. I take my refuge in the Dharma. I take my refuge in the Sangha.
Page 222 - It is out of the fulness of faith that thou hast spoken, Ananda! But, Ananda, the Tathagata knows for certain that in this whole assembly of the brethren there is not one brother who has any doubt or misgiving as to the Buddha, or the truth, or the path, or the way!
Page 114 - It will not come nigh unto me. Even by the falling of water-drops a water-pot is filled; the wise man becomes full of good, even if he gather it little by little.
Page 116 - Let a wise man blow off the impurities of his self, as a smith blows off the impurities of silver, one by one, little by little, and from time to time.

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