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The Fruits of Recluseship

The Samaññaphala Sutta and Its Commentaries

By:  Bhikkhu Bodhi

In reply to a question on the fruits of the monk's life, the Buddha traces the entire progress of the disciple from the first step of the path to its culmination in the attainment of Nibbana. The sutta and commentaries together give extensive treatment to such subjects as the monk's moral precepts, contentment, mindfulness and clearr comprehension, the abandoning of the five hindrances, jhanas, higher knowledges, etc.

Note: See also The Fruits of Recluseship in the on-line library.

The Fruits of Recluseship

Catalogue No.  BP212S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Translations
ISBN:  955 24-0045-7  (2008)  (Paperback)
 Pages:  216  

Price: $5.00     Rs. 250

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