Canonical Collections For Sutta Reading Practice

This is a quick guide to the Sutta Pitaka as it relates to daily sutta reading practice. You may also want to consult the articles on choosing a text based on your current experience level and time commitment. The list below follows the traditional organization of the canon. See the sources page for information on … Read more

Book Review—In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon by Bhikkhu Bodhi

In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon by Bhikkhu Bodhi, published by Wisdom Publications, 2005. Why you should read it: It covers all the important Buddhist concepts You can see exactly what the Buddha taught, not other people’s ideas of what he taught These scriptures are important to all major … Read more

Bhikkhu Bodhi’s Thematic Guide to the Aṅguttara Nikāya Linked to Bhikkhu Sujato’s Translations

When Bhikkhu Bodhi published his complete translation of the Anguttara Nikaya in 2012 he created a guide for new readers to follow that would take them through most of the suttas in a way connected by topic. At this time not all of his translations are available on the internet, so below is the same … Read more

Anguttara Nikaya: Selections from the Numerical Discourses: Free Kindle, Epub, Mobi, PDF, docx, html

This is an ebook version of the selections previously published on the Wisdom Publications website for non-commercial distribution. They are from the book The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya by Bhikkhu Bodhi. You may like to use a checklist to track what you have read so you can … Read more

Majjhima Nikaya: Selections from the Middle Length Discourses: Free Kindle, Epub, Mobi, PDF, .docx, .xhtml

This is an ebook version of the selections previously published on the Wisdom Publications website for non-commercial distribution. They are from the book The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya translated by Bhikkhu Nyanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi. This collection contains almost one third of the complete book. You may … Read more

Samyutta Nikaya: Selections from the Connected Discourses: Free Kindle, Epub, Mobi

This is an ebook version of the over 800 suttas from Bhikkhu Bodhi’s Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya,  previously published on found on the Wisdom Publication website. These translations have been released for free non-commercial distribution. You may like to use a checklist to track what you have read … Read more