Table of Contents
- Articles (12)
- Audio/Video (9)
- Booklets (5)
- Canonical Works (10)
- Essays (4)
- Excerpts (1)
- Monographs (6)
- Papers (1)
- Reference Shelf (2)
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On separating out early from later Buddhism and why it matters.
About the Buddha of the Early Texts compared with the later hagiographies… and our own materialistic assumptions.
Argues against an improvisational oral transmission and shows why we should think of the texts as having been recited verbatim
An introductory lecture by Ajahn Brahmali in which he shares with us his love and enthusiasm for the Buddha’s teachings.
An excellent introduction to the Early Buddhist Texts.
Bhante Yuttadhammo reminds us to not get too bogged down in scholarship, even though some scholarship is necessary, and encourages us to never forget to put into practice what we learn.
Bhikkhu Bodhi’s own lectures on his classic anthology from the Pāli Canon.
A concise and readable survey of early Buddhist studies, showing the wide evidence we have in support of the authenticity of the EBTs and how we can know about ancient India at all.
Canonical Works (10)
A Bhikkhu gives rise to a pernicious view, which the Buddha criticizes before giving a deep analysis of the aggregates.
Bhikkhu Bodhi explains the history and structure of the Pāli Canon.
The contemporary anthology of the Buddha’s teachings, Bhikkhu Bodhi organizes the key content of the suttas into a logical and progressive series of ten chapters.
Gives an overview of the archeology and methodology employed by modern scholars of early Buddhist texts.