In the Buddha’s Words

The current text for reading and discussion is Bhikkhu Bodhi, Editor, In the Buddha’s Words.

Please begin by reading

General Introduction

Chapter 1, The Human Condition, pp. 17-40.

Chapter 1 includes the following suttas:

SN3.3, SN 3.25, AN 3.35

SN 36.6, AN 8.6, SN 22.7

DN 2.1, DN 15, AN3.6

SN 15.1, SN 15.2, SN 15.5, SN 15.8, SN 22.49

If you do not have access to the book (or don’t want to buy it), you can find most of the Suttas at these sites. Use these sites for alternative translations.

DN – Digha Nikaya

MN – Majjhima Nikaya

SN – Samyutta Nikaya

AN – Anguttara Nikaya


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