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Turning the Wheel of Truth: commentary on the Buddha's first teaching

by Ajahn Sucitto

Description
Buddhist teachings like the eightfold path, the four noble truths, and karma pervade Buddhist literature—but how often do we read what the Buddha himself had to say about these topics? Here is an accessible look at the Buddha’s First Discourse, which contains the foundation for all further Buddhist teaching.

Ajahn Sucitto offers a new translation of this revolutionary teaching, known as The Discourse That Sets Turning the Wheel of Truth. He then walks us through the text, offering engaging and practical point-by-point commentary that makes the Buddha’s words come alive and reveals how the text’s wisdom can inspire our own liberation.

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“Ajahn Sucitto takes one of the most essential of all Buddhist teachings and illuminates it with depth, perspective, and clarity. His teachings offer an immediate and straightforward vision of Dharma, like a lamp in the darkness.”—Jack Kornfield, author of Teachings of the Buddha

“An invaluable contribution to our understanding of the Buddha's teaching on the four noble truths. In a clear and thorough way, Ajahn Sucitto helps us study these teachings in the service of the liberating practice of understanding ourselves.”—Larry Rosenberg, author of Breath by Breath

Turning the Wheel of Truth: commentary on the Buddha's first teaching

ISBN / Product Code: 9781590307649

Format: Paperback

Length: 240 pages

Size: 228 x 154mm

Availability: To order

Price: $A 32.95


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