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Hardback: $60.00
ISBN-13: 9781886439559
Published: December 2015
375 pages

The Canonical Book of the Buddha's Lengthy Discourses, Volume 1

  • The Chan ahan jingis a translation of the Dirgha Agama done in the fifth century, and was intended to bridge the early Buddhist teachings with the Mahayana Buddhist teachings and scriptures. This is the first in a series of volumes translating The Canonical Book of the Buddha’s Lengthy Discourses (Taisho 1). Volume 1 contains sutras 1–10 (of 30). Translations of the remaining sutras will be published in two subsequent volumes.

    • Shohei Ichimura (1929-2018) was a Zen monk and scholar of Indian Buddhist philosophy. He is the translator of many important works in Buddhism, both for BDK America and other publishers.