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  • Tên sách : The Lion's Roar
  • Tác giả : David Maurice
  • Dịch giả :
  • Ngôn ngữ : Anh
  • Số trang : 255
  • Nhà xuất bản : Rider & Company London
  • Năm xuất bản : 1962
  • Phân loại : Sách tiếng Anh-English
  • MCB : 1201000000417
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How do we know that more than two thousand five hundred years ago there lived a man who came to be called “The Buddha’, and how do we know what he taught?

The first part of that question is answered well enough by comparatively recent archaeological discoveries, among other the pillars set up by the Emperor Asoka, himself a Buddha taught.

As to what really constitutes the Teaching, these have been some argument; but a little thought will soon answer this part of the question as well.

The Buddha said very little about himself and so what is known of the story of his life is not a great deal. There is a great body of tradition that makes quite a long story of his courtship and marriage to his cousin Yasodhara, and interweaves many ‘miracles’, but let us stick to known facts. He was born in the north of India on the border of present – day Nepal, nearly two thousand six hundred years ago, the son of Suddhodana Gotama, head of the Sakya clan and ruler of the petty principality of Kapilavatthu, and was named Siddhattha Gotama. He married, as was usual, at an early age , and after a son was born, he being then twenty – nine years old , set out to seek the Truth, to solve the riddle of the universe that all men might be able to gain release if that were possible.

He spent six years in the search; first under, successively, the two most famous philosopher-teachers of his day, and then with five companions practicing the most rigid austerities, only to find that neither philosophy nor austerity could lead to the goal he was seeking…

He the remembered that as a mere child he had, after deep contemplation, stilled thought and attained a moment of cosmic consciousness. Here he realized was a way, and following that way he attained the goal which he was then able to point out all men. He was then thirty e HeHe-five years old and, founding an Order of Bhikkhus (monks), he wandered India for the next forty-five years, until his death, teaching that Way…




The moral way that leads to heaven


1.       on Loving – kindness

2.       On good Luck

3.       On Forbearance

4.       On deeds and Results

5.       On Fools and the Wise

6.       On Observing the Precepts

7.       On Breaking the Precepts

8.       On self-confidence

9.       On what is ‘Unclean’

10.  On Eating of Meat


11.  The Ruler of the Gods seeks Enlightenment

12.  What ‘God Almighty’ Didn’t Know

13.  Beyond the Dichotomy

14.  Mind out of Time: the Root of the matter

15.  The Void … of What?

16.  What happen to those not Reborn?


17.   The Lion’s Roar

18.  Everything is Burning

19.  The Noble and Ignoble Quests

20.  On Dependent Origination

21.  On Views

22.  The Supreme  Net

23.  To a Life-affirmer

24.  The Four Noble Truths

25.  The Noble Eight-fold Path

26.  On seeking Magical Powers

27.  The Eight Thoughts of a Superman


28.  The Advantage of Recluse` s Life

29.  The Ten Fetters that Bind to Existence

30.  The Four Road to, or Bases of, Psychic Power

31.  The Five Controlling Faculties

32.  On Mastering Thoughts

33.  Intensive Training on Breathing

34.  The Setting up of Mindfulness

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