By Nyanaponika,Hellmuth Hecker,Bodhi
Twenty-four of the Buddha's so much exclusive disciples are delivered to existence in ten chapters of wealthy narration. Drawn from quite a lot of genuine Pali resources, the cloth in those tales hasn't ever prior to been assembled in one quantity. via those enticing stories, we meet all demeanour of humans - wealthy, terrible, male, woman, younger, outdated - whose exact tales are informed with an eye fixed to the main points of standard human matters. while learn with cautious cognizance, those tales can sharpen our knowing of the Buddhist direction via permitting us to consider the residing photos of the folk who fulfilled the early Buddhist beliefs of human perfection. The characters unique include:
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Conveniently annotated with an analogous procedure of sutta references utilized in all the different sequence volumes, Great Disciples of the Buddha permits the reader to simply position every one pupil within the higher photo of Buddha's lifestyles. it's a quantity that no severe scholar of Buddhism may still miss.