Writings by Sangharakshita


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Online Books by Sangharakshita

Sangharakshita's view of the integration of Buddhism into Western society
 Buddhism and the West 

Sangharakshita's translation of the Dhammapada

Sangharakshita's reflections on his bhikkhu ordination
 Forty Three Years Ago 

Sangharakshita's deepening understanding of the importance of 'Going for Refuge'
 The History of My Going for Refuge 

According to Buddhism, Enlightenment is the natural ideal for man.
 Human Enlightenment 

Sangharakshita's pithy commentary on the Buddha's teaching of metta in the Karaniya Metta Sutta
 Living with Kindness 

Sangharakshita's encounters with Christianity and Christians
 From Genesis to the Diamond Sutra 

Sangharakshita's radical account of the goal and practice of Buddhism
 The Taste of Freedom 

Sangharakshita's introduction to the Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path
 Vision and Transformation 

Collection of Sangharakshita's aphorisms, teachings and poems
 Peace is a Fire 

Impressions and reflections from Sangharakshita's travels
 Travel Letters 

First volume of Sangharakshita's memoirs
 The Rainbow Road 

Second volume of Sangharakshita's memoirs
 Facing Mount Kanchenjunga 

Third volume of Sangharakshita's memoirs
 In the Sign of the Golden Wheel 

Fourth volume of Sangharakshita's memoirs
 Moving Against the Stream 

Other Online Books

Terence Pilchick/Nagabodhi's 'Dispatches from a peaceful Revolution'
 Jai Bhim! 

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