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The Long Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Digha Nikaya (The Teachings of the Buddha) by [Maurice Walshe, Sumedho Thera]

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Maurice Walshe was born in London in 1911 and was an active Buddhist from 1951 until the end of his life in 1998. He served as the Vice-President of the Buddhist Society and Chair of the English Sangha Trust. A scholar of Pali and German, his other works include Buddhism for Today and translations of the sermons of Meister Eckhart.

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This translation of the Digha Nikaya, a collection of 34 sutras and a companion volume to The Middle Length Discourses (below), deals with a variety of topics such as the rewards of monastic life, early Buddhist philosophy, and the duties of laypersons.
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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