How large is the digha Nikaya?

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Nikaya35
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How large is the digha Nikaya?

Post by Nikaya35 » Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:47 am

How many pages the Digha Nikaya have without omissions?

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Re: How large is the digha Nikaya?

Post by bodom » Sat Jan 08, 2011 4:02 am

The Maurice Walsh translation contains 656 pages but omits a lot of the repetitions found in the suttas.

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Re: How large is the digha Nikaya?

Post by fig tree » Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:56 am

http://web.ukonline.co.uk/buddhism/archive.htm describes the first four Nikayas as running to 3 volumes each, although varying in size.

Digha 247+302+291=840
Majjhima 434+471+374=1279
Anguttara 624+546+591=1761
Samyutta 515+592+437=1540

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Re: How large is the digha Nikaya?

Post by Nikaya35 » Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:26 pm

fig tree wrote:http://web.ukonline.co.uk/buddhism/archive.htm describes the first four Nikayas as running to 3 volumes each, although varying in size.

Digha 247+302+291=840
Majjhima 434+471+374=1279
Anguttara 624+546+591=1761
Samyutta 515+592+437=1540

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Thanks for the info the link has everything I want to know. Thanks again.

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