The Eightfold Path is the most widely known formulation of the Buddha's teaching. It is ancient, reaching back to the Buddha's very first discourse, and it is highly venerated as a unique treasury of wisdom and practical guidance. The teaching of the Eightfold Path challenges us to grasp the implications of that vision, and asks us to transform ourselves in its light. Like the teaching itself, this work covers every aspect of life.
©2006 Urgyen Sangharaskhita (P)2006 Naxos AudioBooks
As an amateur Buddhist student and practitioner I've done a fair amount of study on the topic, and I must say that this audiobook has offered the most clear, interesting, and inspiring explanation of the Noble Eightfold Path that I've come across. The author takes us far beyond the conventional ways in which most of us learn about the path, giving a much more profound (and correct) interpretation of each of the eight steps. I now have a much greater understanding of the path, and of Buddhism itself. I highly recommend this to both students and practitioners of all levels.
Clear, crisp, concise
The Buddah, of course.
The waistral who learned compassion.
Not really. Too much to absorb. Needed to stop and think about it in portions to better savor it.
Too bad it's not in book format.
The information contained within was somewhat new, but presented in a slightly muddled manner.
The story wasn't interesting, although it was slightly informative.
"Informative, and well-informed - well worth it."
So many books about buddhism seem to be in the live lecture format. Part of the reason that I chose this was that it is not in this format.
This is a proper book. It is read at a sensible pace, free of extended pauses.
Most importantly this book refers to aspects of teaching from various schools of Buddhism. There is content here and plenty of it.
The writing is skillful, precise, and economical.
I will definitely listen to these five hours again. What better reccomendation is there than that?
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