How large is the digha Nikaya?

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How large is the digha Nikaya?

Postby Nikaya35 » Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:47 am

How many pages the Digha Nikaya have without omissions?

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Re: How large is the digha Nikaya?

Postby bodom » Sat Jan 08, 2011 4:02 am

The Maurice Walsh translation contains 656 pages but omits a lot of the repetitions found in the suttas.

:anjali:
“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: How large is the digha Nikaya?

Postby fig tree » Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:56 am

http://web.ukonline.co.uk/buddhism/archive.htm describes the first four Nikayas as running to 3 volumes each, although varying in size.

Digha 247+302+291=840
Majjhima 434+471+374=1279
Anguttara 624+546+591=1761
Samyutta 515+592+437=1540

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Re: How large is the digha Nikaya?

Postby Nikaya35 » Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:26 pm

fig tree wrote:http://web.ukonline.co.uk/buddhism/archive.htm describes the first four Nikayas as running to 3 volumes each, although varying in size.

Digha 247+302+291=840
Majjhima 434+471+374=1279
Anguttara 624+546+591=1761
Samyutta 515+592+437=1540

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Thanks for the info the link has everything I want to know. Thanks again.


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