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August 2005

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Wisdom Publications is pleased to announce its new paperback anthology in the award-winning "Teachings of the Buddha" discourses series:

In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon
Edited and introduced by Bhikkhu Bodhi
Foreword by the Dalai Lama
496 pages, 6"x 9", ISBN 0-86171-491-1, US$18.95

Initially conceived in response to requests from professors, this collection organizes the wealth of the Pali Nikayas within a single inexpensive volume that is ideal for course adoption. The ten thematic chapters, each with a clear and thoughtful introduction by Bhikkhu Bodhi, make the vast and ancient discourses accessible as never before.

In the Buddha's Words is now in print. If you would like to receive a PDF file of the detailed table of contents, prefaces, and introduction, simply email wisdom@wisdompubs.org with the exact words "send pdf" in the subject heading. The file you will receive can be opened with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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  • Of Mindsets and Monkeypots [pdf icon]
    by Petr Karel Ontl (BPS Bodhi Leaves Publication No. 131; 1993; 32k/10pp.). Three short essays on elementary Buddhist practice: "Of Mindsets and Monkeypots" (on letting go); "Does the Dhamma Still Hold True?" (on the relevance of Dhamma practice in the modern age); "In Search of Happiness" (on how to seek a true and lasting happiness).