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Sayings of the Buddha: A selection of suttas from the Pali Nikāyas

@inproceedings{Gethin2008SayingsOT,
  title={Sayings of the Buddha: A selection of suttas from the Pali Nikāyas},
  author={R. Gethin},
  year={2008}
}
'As if someone were to hold up a lamp in the dark so that those with eyes could see - in exactly the same way Gotama has made the truth clear in various ways.' Gotama the Buddha, who lived the life of a wandering ascetic in northern India during the fifth century BCE, is looked to as the founder of one of the world's major religions. One of the main sources for knowledge of his teachings is the four Pali Nikayas or 'collections' of his sayings. Written in Pali, an ancient Indian language… Expand
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