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Sacred Island

A Buddhist Pilgrim’s Guide to Sri Lanka

By S. Dhammika

This travel and pilgrimage guidebook is meant primarily for Buddhists or those interested in Buddhism who wish to explore Sri Lanka’s rich cultural and spiritual heritage. Drawing on his extensive knowledge of the island, the author weaves together archaeological findings, art history and the stories and legends of the Buddhist tradition to bring to life thirty-three places of religious significance.

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Catalogue No.  BP617S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Reference
ISBN:  978-955-24-0271-5  (2018)  (Paperback)  Pages:  226
Size: 145 x 220 mm


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The Dhammapada

The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom

By Acharya Buddharakkhita

The most beloved Buddhist classic of all time, the Dhammapada is an anthology of over 400 verses on the ethics, meditation, and wisdom of Buddhism. This translation by a long-term student of the work transmits the spirit and content as well as the style of the original. Includes the original Pali text. With introduction by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

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Catalogue No.  BP203S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Translations
ISBN:  978 955 24 0131 2  (2008)  (Paperback)  Pages:  160
Size: 140 x 213 mm


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The Navel of the Earth

The History and Significance of Bodh Gaya

By S. Dhammika

For over 2000 years pilgrims have made their way to Bodh Gaya from every corner of Asia, often leaving records of their visit in inscriptions, memoirs, travelogues and even graffiti. Using these and other sources the book chronicles the place's long and fascinating history. It recounts the magnificent ceremonies that once took place there, the saints and scholars associated with it and the various legends that grew up around it.

Note: This item was included in the 2nd mailing, 2018.

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Catalogue No.  BP630s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  
ISBN:  978-955-24-0433-7  (2018)  (Paperback)  Pages:  146
Size: 145 x 226 mm


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