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An Analysis of the Pali Canon and a Reference Table of Pali Literature

By Russell Webb and Bhikkhu Nyanatusita

An Analysis of the Pali Canon is a comprehensive overview of the contents of the works that make up the Tipitaka, the Canon of the Theravada school of Buddhism. It also contains an index of the suttas and sections of the Tipitaka, as well as an extensive bibliography of the translations of canonical works and secondary literature.

Catalogue No.  BP607S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Reference
ISBN:  978 955 24 0376 7  (2011)  (Paperback)  Pages:  350
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $5.00   Rs. 250


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A Beautiful Way of Living

The Meditation Teachings of Godwin Samararatne

By Dennis Candy and Sampath Dissanayake (Eds.)

For many years Godwin was the resident meditation teacher at the Nilambe Buddhist Meditation Centre in the beautiful hill country of Sri Lanka. A Beautiful Way of Livingconsists of a number of his talks and discussions given at different locations around the world. They serve as an introduction to the practice of meditation, and a gentle inspiration for practice.

Catalogue No.  BP430S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Meditation and Mind Training
ISBN:  978-955-24-0358-3  (2011)  (Paperback)  Pages:  194
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $4.00   Rs. 200


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The Bodhisattva Ideal

Essays on the Emergence of Mahayana

By Various

This book brings together six essays on the origin and history of the bodhisattva ideal and the emergence of the Mahayana.

Note: This publication was included in the first BPS membership mailing, 2013.

Catalogue No.  bp625s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Buddhist History and Culture
ISBN:  978-955-24-0396-5  (2013)  (Paperback)  Pages:  240
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $5.50   Rs. 275


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Collected Bodhi Leaves Vol. V (BL 122–157)

By Various

This book contains thirty two numbers of the renowned Bodhi Leaf Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BBL05  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0383-5  (2012)  (Paperback)  Pages:  474
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $12.00   Rs. 600


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XII (167–181)

By Various

This book contains fourteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW12S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0362-0  (2012)  Pages:  432
Size: 140 x 213 mm

Price: $9.00   Rs. 450


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XV (216–230)

By Various

This book contains fifteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW15S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0369-9  (2012)  Pages:  412
Size: 140 x 213 mm

Price: $11.00   Rs. 550


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XVI (231–247)

By Various

This book contains sixteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW16S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0368-2  (2012)  Pages:  366
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $9.50   Rs. 475


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XVII (248–264)

By Various

This book contains sixteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW17S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0378-1  (2012)  Pages:  366
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $9.50   Rs. 475


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XVIII (265–280)

By Various

This book contains fifteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW18s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0378-1  (2012)  (Paperback)  Pages:  352
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $9.00   Rs. 450


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XIX (281–295)

By Various

This book contains fourteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW19s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0388-0  (2012)  (Paperback)  Pages:  360
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $9.00   Rs. 450


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XX (296–311)

By Various

This book contains fifteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW20s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0386-6  (2013)  (Paperback)  Pages:  334
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $9.00   Rs. 450


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XXI (312–328)

By Various

This book contains sixteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW21s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0387-3  (2012)  (Paperback)  Pages:  378
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $10.00   Rs. 500


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XXII (329–344)

By Various

This book contains fifteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW22s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0390-3  (2012)  (Paperback)  Pages:  334
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $9.00   Rs. 450


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XXIII (345–361)

By Various

This book contains sixteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW23s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0391-0  (2013)  (Paperback)  Pages:  346
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $9.00   Rs. 450


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XXIV (362–376)

By Various

This book contains fourteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW24S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0398-9  (2013)  (Paperback)  Pages:  294
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $8.00   Rs. 400


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XXV (377–393)

By Various

This book contains sixteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching.

Catalogue No.  BW25S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Bound Volumes
ISBN:  978-955-24-0399-6  (2013)  (Paperback)  Pages:  362
Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $9.00   Rs. 450


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Life’s Highest Blessings

The Maha Mangala Sutta

By R.L. Soni

This work is a study of the Maha Mangala Sutta, an important discourse of the Buddha on the thirty-eight true blessings or true lucky signs (mangala). It contains universal, timeless teachings that lead to material as well as spiritual well-being and is very popular in Buddhist countries.

Note: This book has been issued free to our members for the second mailing 2012.

Catalogue No.  BP432s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Ethics
ISBN:  978 955 24 0392 7  (2012)  (Paperback)  Pages:  94
Size: 125 x 185 mm

Price: $2.50   Rs. 125


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The Meditative Mind

By Ayya Khema

This books contains ten talks on the meditative development of the mind given by the Buddhist nun Ayya Khema.

Catalogue No.  BP523s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Meditation and Mind Training
ISBN:  978-955-24-0385-9  (2012)  (Paperback)  Pages:  116
Size: 125 x 185 mm

Price: $3.00   Rs. 150


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Collected Wheel Publications Vol. XXVI (394–411)

The Philosophy and Practice of Universal Love

By Acharya Buddharakkhita,

The Pali word mettā is a multi-significant term meaning loving-kindness, friendliness, goodwill, etc. If these qualities of mettā are sufficiently cultivated through mettābhāvanā—the meditation on universal love—the result is the acquisition of a tremendous inner power which preserves, protects and heals both oneself and others.

Catalogue No.  bp524s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Meditation and Mind Training
Keywords:  
ISBN:  978-955-24-0036-0  (2013)  (Hardback)  Pages:  50
Size: 125 x 185 mm

Price: $1.25   Rs. 75


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The Four Sublime States and the Practice of Loving Kindness

By Nyanaponika Thera

This booklet contains two essays: Four Sublime States by Ven. Nyanaponika Thera and the Practice of Loving-Kindness (Metta) by Ven. Nanamoli Thera.

Catalogue No.  bp225s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Meditation and Mind Training
ISBN:  978-955-24-0170-1  (2013)  (Paperback)  Pages:  64
Size: 125 x 185 mm

Price: $1.50   Rs. 80


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Three Cardinal Discourses of the Buddha

By Nyanamoli Thera

This booklet contains the first three discourses that the Buddha gave after his awakening.

Note: This item is also available as Wheel 17 in the bookshop and in the online library.

Catalogue No.  BP224s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Meditation and Mind Training
 (2012)  (Paperback)  Pages:  38
Size: 125 x 185 mm

Price: $1.00   Rs. 50


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A Study of the Paramis

The Ten Paramis in the Theravada Commentaries

By Bhikkhu Bodhi

“The word parami literally means “perfection.” The southern Buddhist commentaries define the ten Paramis as “noble qualities beginning with giving, accompanied by compassion and skilful means, and untainted by craving, conceit, and wrong views.”

Catalogue No.  06001012  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: CD  Category:  
 (2013)

Price: $2.50   Rs. 150


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A Course in the Pali Language (MP3 format)

By Bhikkhu Bodhi

Catalogue No.  06001006  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: CD  Category:  
 (2013)

Price: $2.50   Rs. 150


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Dhamma Talks

By Ajahn Brahmavamso

Catalogue No.  06001011  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: CD  Category:  Meditation and Mind Training
 (2013)

Price: $2.50   Rs. 150


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Dhamma Talks of Bhante G

By Henepola Gunaratana Thera

Catalogue No.  06001013  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: CD  Category:  Meditation and Mind Training
 (2013)

Price: $2.50   Rs. 150


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Sutta-Nipata

Collection of Discourses

By Bhikkhu Bodhi

Catalogue No.  06001010  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: CD  Category:  
 (2013)

Price: $2.50   Rs. 150


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Discourses on Buddhism

By Bhikkhu Bodhi

Catalogue No.  08001002  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: DVD  Category:  
 (2013)

Price: $3.00   Rs. 200


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Talks on Meditation Vol. 2

By Henepola Gunaratana Thera

Catalogue No.  08001003  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: DVD  Category:  Meditation and Mind Training
 (2014)

Price: $3.00   Rs. 175


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The Five Hindrances: Pancha-nivarana

By Martha Aitchinson

A poster with pictures and descriptions of the five hindrances. By the English artist Martha Aitchinson.

Catalogue No.  11001027  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Poster  Category:  
 (2013) Size: 297 x 420 mm

Price: $0.60   Rs. 30


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The Perfections: Paramita

By Martha Aitchinson

A poster with pictures and descriptions of the ten paramitas. By the English artist Martha Aitchinson.

Catalogue No.  11001028  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Poster  Category:  
 (2013) Size: 297 x 420 mm

Price: $0.60   Rs. 30