Publisher: 
BDK America
Pages: 
48
Publish Date: 
2009
Format: 
Mini-booklet

FOR ORDERS OF THE TEACHING OF BUDDHA...and other FREE publications...

  • GEOGRAPHIC RESTRICTION. We are happy to mail or ship The Teaching of Buddha, and other free publications, to a valid address anywhere in the 49 continental United States at no cost to you in most cases.
  • DELIVERY TO OTHER AREAS (including Hawaii, Canada, and Mexico) cannot be administered via this office. Instead, please reach out to the appropriate regional office; policies may vary.
  • BILLING ADDRESS. The form below will ask for a billing address; just check the box "Same as mailing address" and proceed. You do not have to enter credit card information to order copies of The Teaching of Buddha or other free publications.

Overview

SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. This little booklet provides short excerpts of the Buddha's first teachings as selected from The Teaching of Buddha, Many temples and dharma schools find A Teaching a Day an appropriate and concise, structured  introduction to the Buddha's thought.

We provide the booklet free to individuals on request and in quantity to Temples or other Dharma centers. Distribution currently is subject to the same restrictions as The Teaching of Buddha. That is, we can usually send individual copies or larger quantities anywhere within the continental United States. Contact us if you request shipment elsewhere; and we will forward your request. Or reach out to the appropriate BDK regional office.

 

Brief introduction to Buddhistic teachings
Format: 
Mini-booklet
5 x 3.5 x 0.16
$0.00
+ shipping

About

This short pamphlet of 48 pages provides highlights from The Teaching of Buddha to create a clear and concise introduction to basic Buddhist concepts. The content is organized into a month’s worth of short daily readings for reflection. 

Table of Contents

Enlightenment ... Inner Cover
Preface ... 1


The Teaching of Buddha — Day 1 [Four Noble Truths] ... 3
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 2 [Eightfold Noble Path]... 4
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 3 [Following the Noble Path] ... 5
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 4 [Causes and Conditions] ... 6
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 5 [Attacments] ... 7
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 6 [Impernanence] ... 8
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 7 [Four Truths] ... 9
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 8 [How the Mind Leads] ... 9
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 9 [Avoid Discrimination] ... 10
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 10 [Parable]  ... 11
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 11 [Middle Way] ... 12
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 12 [Entanglements] ... 13
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 13 [Universal Oneness] ... 14
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 14 [Original Purity of Mind] ... 15
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 15 [Empty Mirror] ... 16
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 16 [Wheel of Desire] ... 17
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 17 [Freedom from Passions] ... 18
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 18 [Joyful Life] ... 19
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 19 [Karma of Thought] ... 20
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 20 [Parable of the Snake] ... 21
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 21 [Parable of Foolish Man] ... 22
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 22 [Goddess of Wealth] ... 23
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 23 [Poisoned Arrow] ... 24
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 24 [Parable of Sudhana] ... 25
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 25 [Three Methods of Practice] ... 26
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 26 [Eightfold Noble Path] ... 27
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 27 [Unlimited Ways] ... 28
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 28 [A Trained Mind] ... 30
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 29 [Flower without Fragrance]  ... 31
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 30 [Free from Fear] ... 32
The Teaching of Buddha — Day 31 [Light of Wisdom] ... 33


Dhammapada Verses [Selections] ... 34
The Teaching of Buddha [Brief History] ... 44
Bukkyō Dendō Kyōkai — Mission and Activities .... 44

Background