Path of Purification Back to Press

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Path of Purification Back to Press

Postby bodom » Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:43 pm

Path of Purification Back to Press

This summer Pariyatti will reprint The Path of Purification, Bhikkhu Ñānamoli’s translation of the Pali-language Visuddhimagga.

http://www.pariyatti.org/

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Re: Path of Purification Back to Press

Postby Ben » Fri Jun 25, 2010 10:12 pm

Hi Bodom

My understanding is that Pariyatti had already published a soft-back edition of Vism some years ago. I remember seeing it after I bought one of the last copies of the BPS hard-cover 5th edition. I am surprised it has gone out of print in the interim.
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Re: Path of Purification Back to Press

Postby mikenz66 » Fri Jun 25, 2010 10:15 pm

bodom wrote:Path of Purification Back to Press

This summer Pariyatti will reprint The Path of Purification, Bhikkhu Ñānamoli’s translation of the Pali-language Visuddhimagga.

http://www.pariyatti.org/

:anjali:

Is this just a reprinting, is it the new typesetting mentioned here?

http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... =20#p32156
Nyanatusita wrote: ... I have been a member of this forum from the start, but because of many other duties with respect to the Buddhist Publication Society (BPS), of which I am the English editor, etc, I have little time and had not noticed this thread.

As regards the question why the Path of Purification is not put online for free: It will be put online as a PDF for free on the BPS website and the Access to Insight website. Hopefully somewhere next year when the newly typeset and slightly revised printed edition will be put out. ...

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Re: Path of Purification Back to Press

Postby bodom » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:35 pm

Hi Ben, Hi Mike,

That the book is being reprinted is the only information that has been released so far. No details have been given. I hope to hear more soon and will post when new information becomes available.

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Path of Purification Back to Press

Postby jcsuperstar » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:40 pm

what i want is The Path of Freedom: Vimuttimagga when's that coming around again....
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Re: Path of Purification Back to Press

Postby bodom » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:48 pm

jcsuperstar wrote:what i want is The Path of Freedom: Vimuttimagga when's that coming around again....


That would be nice wouldn't it? Theres a few books I have on backorder along with this one im waiting to be reprinted .

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah


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