Introduction to Theravada Buddhism
Book by Bhikkhu Nanamoli. Among the numerous lives of the Buddha, this volume may well claim a place of its own. Composed entirely from texts of the Pali Canon, the oldest authentic record, it portrays an image of the Buddha which is vivid, warm, and moving. Chapters on the Buddha's personality and doctrine are especially illuminating, and the translation is marked by lucidity and dignity throughout.
Who is the Buddha really? What is he? And what did he teach?
Is he important for me? What meaning does he have for me?
Find your answers here and take the first steps to a new life, lived with wisdom and compassion.
A Buddhist way of life would call for Buddhist economics, just as the modern materialist way of life has brought forth modern economics.