A Sketch of the Buddha's Life

Readings from the Pali Canon

13,055 words

This modest selection of excerpts from the Pali Canon provides a rough sketch of the life of the Buddha. I hope you will find enough in this rather sparse selection to gain at least an inkling both of the range of the Buddhas teachings and of the sweeping trajectory of his extraordinary life....

Members Of All Castes

And All Walks Of Life

"I recall having approached many hundred assemblies of nobles...many hundred assemblies of Brahmins...many hundred assemblies of householders...many hundred assemblies of recluses..."

[MN 12]

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