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Swallowing the River Ganges: A Practice Guide to the Path of Purification
     

Swallowing the River Ganges: A Practice Guide to the Path of Purification

by Matthew Flickstein, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana (Foreword by)
 

An invaluable roadmap for anyone who meditates, Swallowing the River Ganges is a comprehensive practice guide to the "great treatise" of Theravadan Buddhism, the "path of purification" (Visuddhimagga). Written in the fifth century, this encyclopedic manual of Buddhist doctrine and meditation organizes the various teachings of the Buddha into one clear path.

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An invaluable roadmap for anyone who meditates, Swallowing the River Ganges is a comprehensive practice guide to the "great treatise" of Theravadan Buddhism, the "path of purification" (Visuddhimagga). Written in the fifth century, this encyclopedic manual of Buddhist doctrine and meditation organizes the various teachings of the Buddha into one clear path. Step by step, this meditation course guides readers through the seven stages of purification, explaining the teachings and putting them into a modern context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780861711789
Publisher:
Wisdom Publications MA
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.60(d)

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