What the Buddha Taught

Pages: 184
Subject: Religion: Buddhism
Imprint: Oneworld

What the Buddha Taught

Walpola Rahula

Foreword by Paul Demieville
This clear and informative guide draws on the words spoken by the Buddha to convey the true nature of Buddhist wisdom.
Paperback
9781851681426 (25 Sep 1997)
RRP £9.99

The Book

This clear and informative guide draws on the words spoken by the Buddha to convey the true nature of Buddhist wisdom. It also features an illustrative section of texts from the Suttas and the Dhammapada, a glossary of Buddhist terms and an up-to-date bibliography.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Buddhism
Pages 184
Imprint Oneworld

 

About the Author

The Venerable Dr Walpola Sri Rahula was a Buddhist monk and scholar. He received a traditional training and education in his native Sri Lanka before studying at the University of Calcutta and the Sorbonne. He held a chair at Northwestern University, Illinois, and was the Vice-Chancellor of Vidyodaya University, Colombo. He is widely regarded as one of the most qualified and enlightened scholars of the Buddhist tradition, with a deep knowledge of the original texts.