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Life of Nyanatiloka Thera
By Nyanatusita Thera & Hellmuth Hecker (Eds.)
Ven. Nynatiloka was one of the pioneers of Buddhism in the modern world and the first European Buddhist monk. As the world’s senior Western bhikkhu, ordained in 1903, Nyanatiloka attracted many disciples, through whose work his influence continues to be felt today, more than fifty years after his death. Nyanatiloka was also a renowned scholar and translator of Pali scriptures. His classic The Word of the Buddha, written more than a century ago, is still widely read. The core of this volume consists of a translation of Nyanatiloka’s autobiography, written in German when he was forty-eight. The remaining thirty-one years of his life, from 1926 until 1957, are presented as a biographical postscript, drawn from other sources.
Catalogue No. BP604S Language: English
Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book Category: Expositions and Studies
ISBN: 978-95502400318-7 (2008) (Paperback) Pages: 274