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The Buddha's Philosophy

Selections from the Pali Canon and an Introductory Essay

By G F Allen

Routledge – 2008 – 198 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

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Description

This study, originally published in 1959, traces the origin of Buddhism in Brahmanism, and fixes its relationship to Hinduism, describing and stressing the basic importance of Buddhist contemplation. The first half of the book introduces the very heart of Buddhism, while the second part presents the Teaching itself, as handed down in the canonical writings of the ancient East.

Contents

Part One: Introduction Buddha and Dhamma

Part Two: The Teaching Dhamma and Discipline

Name: The Buddha's Philosophy: Selections from the Pali Canon and an Introductory Essay (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By G F Allen. This study, originally published in 1959, traces the origin of Buddhism in Brahmanism, and fixes its relationship to Hinduism, describing and stressing the basic importance of Buddhist contemplation. The first half of the book introduces the very heart...
Categories: General Reference, Buddhism, World Religions, Indian Philosophy