Studying the Suttas. Where should a beginner start?

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M.Takoda
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Studying the Suttas. Where should a beginner start?

Post by M.Takoda » Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:31 pm

Hello..Just two quick questions.

For an absolute beginner (like myself), where should I start when it comes to studying the suttas?
Is there any recommended sequence that I should follow?

With kind regards,

:namaste:

Cheers
Mike Takoda

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Re: Studying the Suttas. Where should a beginner start?

Post by mikenz66 » Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:52 pm

Welcome Mike,

See these threads:
http://dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=11948" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=148" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=3012" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

:anjali:
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Re: Studying the Suttas. Where should a beginner start?

Post by M.Takoda » Sat Jun 02, 2012 10:28 pm

mikenz66 wrote:See these threads:
viewtopic.php?f=24&t=11948
viewtopic.php?f=24&t=148
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=3012
Mike,

Thanks for pointing these threads out. It was just what I was looking for! :thanks:


With kind regards.

:anjali:
Mike Takoda

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Bonsai Doug
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Re: Studying the Suttas. Where should a beginner start?

Post by Bonsai Doug » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:20 am

Just in case this site is not mentioned in those threads, it's quite good: http://readingfaithfully.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Now having obtained a precious human body,
I do not have the luxury of remaining on a distracted path.

~ Tibetan Book of the Dead

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