Feb 8, Books. These works have performed a great service to Buddhists around the world, but they are now in need of replacement. Wisdom has continued its excellent work with further translations of the Majjhima Nikaya, or The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha , published in , and the Samyutta Nikaya, or The Connected Discourses of the Buddha , published last year. The key figure in both these recent translations is the American monk, Bhikkhu Bodhi. For this alone, Bodhi deserves at least 20 aeons in some Brahma heaven! When I heard there was indeed a new translation of the Anguttara by Bodhi, entitled Numerical Discourses of the Buddha , my response was disbelief.
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The Anguttara Nikaya arranges discourses of the Buddha according to a numerical pattern, grouping together suttas that revolve around the same number of items. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this section of the course will be conducted online via the video-conference program Zoom. The class starts at am with a minute silent meditation, which you will do at home, after initial instructions by Ven.
This will be followed by a discussion of the suttas from am to am. Bhikkhu Bodh has been a Buddhist monk since and is highly regarded as a scholar and teacher. Note: Because of a persisting health problem, Bhikkhu Bodhi may on occasion have to cancel a scheduled Saturday morning class. This verification can be done by either: 1 checking your e-mail, or 2 phoning the monastery.
Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, originally from New York City, has been a Buddhist monk since and is highly regarded as a scholar and teacher. The teachings are free and your generous dana to support the teachings are welcome. Please reference the courses on all the payment methods. Thank you for your generosity.
Bhikkhu Bodhi. Sign-up for class notice. Class Video Recordings. The Book of Fours. Live Class While in Session. Dana Donation. Audio Collection. Chuang Yen Monastery will send everyone registered in the class an e-mail by AM on the Saturday morning of each class, indicating whether the class will be given or is cancelled.
Those without e-mail should check the recorded message at at AM on the morning of each class. The message will say whether the class will be given or cancelled.
The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya
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Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
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This nikaya consists of several thousand discourses ascribed to the Buddha and his chief disciples arranged in eleven nipatas , or books, according to the number of dhamma items referenced in them. Translator Bhikkhu Bodhi wrote: "In Anguttara Nikaya, persons are as a rule not reduced to mere collections of aggregates, elements, and sense-bases, but are treated as real centers of living experience engaged in a heartfelt quest for happiness and freedom from suffering. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Anguttara Nikaya. Part of a series on Buddhism History. Dharma Concepts.