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The Authenticity of the Early Buddhist Texts

By Bhikkhu Sujato & Bhikkhu Brahmali

Are there any authentic Buddhist texts? If so, what are they? These are questions of tremendous spiritual and historical interest, about which there is a range of opinions that often appear to be irreconcilable. Traditionalists insist that the texts were “spoken by the Buddha” in the most literal of senses, while sceptics assert that we cannot know anything about the Buddha for certain, and further, that the notion of authenticity is irrelevant or pernicious.

Note: This book has been issued free to our members for the first mailing 2014.

Catalogue No.  bp435s  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Expositions and Studies
ISBN:  978-955-24-0410-8  (2014)  (Paperback)  Pages:  180
Size: 145 x 220 mm


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