Pali Canon

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Pali Canon

Postby FairyFeller » Sun May 26, 2013 9:29 pm

There are lots of sites with free downloads of Buddhist texts and books but can anybody recommend any good ebook versions of the Pali Canon in English? I've got Kindles that I use for reading at work or out and about and it would be nice to have something meaningful on the to read rather than some of the novels I've got on the go at the moment.

I like the look of the Maurice Walshe ( http://www.amazon.com/Long-Discourses-B ... 0861711033 ) translations but to buy the hard copy books would cost me about £150 and if I don't get on with them it's a lt of money to waste on four books I'll never read.

I was hoping that somebody more experienced than myself may have already found the ones that are useful and can help me?
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Re: Pali Canon

Postby mikenz66 » Mon May 27, 2013 1:06 am

In the Buddha's words, by Bhikkhu Bodhi is available for kindle:
http://www.amazon.com/Buddhas-Words-Ant ... 0861714911
See also his talks based on the book: viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2392

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Re: Pali Canon

Postby BlackBird » Mon May 27, 2013 1:11 am

www.accesstoinsight.org

Ven Thanissaro has many suttas from the pali canon available online.
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta
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