Sacred Texts  Buddhism 


By Paul Carus

Chicago, The Open Court Publishing Company,


Title Page
The Disciple Speaks
Samsara And Nirvana
Truth, The Savior
The Enlightenment
The Ties Of Life
The Three Woes
The Bodhisattvas Renunciation
King Bimbisara
The Bodhisattva's Search
Uruvela, Place Of Mortification
Mara, The Evil One
The First Converts
The Brahma's Request
Founding The Kingdom
The Sermon At Benares
The Sangha Or Community
Yasa, The Youth Of Benares
Kassapa, The Fire-Worshiper
The Sermon At Rajagaha
The King's Gift
Sariputta And Moggallana
Anathapindika, The Man Of Wealth
The Sermon On Charity
Jetavana, The Vihara
The Three Characteristics And The Uncreated
The Buddha's Father
Yasodhara, The Former Wife
Rahula, The Son
The Regulations
Suddhodana Attains Nirvana
Women In The Sangha
On Conduct Toward Women
Visakha And Her Gifts
The Uposatha And Patimokkha
The Schism
The Re-Establishment Of Concord
The Bhikkhus Rebuked
The Jealousy Of Devadatta
Name And Form
The Goal
Miracles Forbidden
The Vanity Of Worldliness
Secrecy And Publicity
The Annihilation Of Suffering
Avoiding The Ten Evils
The Preacher's Mission
The Teacher
The Two Brahmans
Guard The Six Quarters
Simha's Question Concerning Annihilation
All Existence Is Spiritual
Identity And Non-Identity
The Buddha Omnipresent
One Essence, One Law, One Aim
The Lesson Given To Rahula
The Sermon On Abuse
The Buddha Replies To The Deva
Words Of Instruction
Amitabha, The Unbounded Light
The Teacher Unknown
Parables & Stories
The Widow's Mite, And The Three Merchants
The Man Born Blind
The Lost Son
The Giddy Fish
The Cruel Crane Outwitted
Four Kinds Of Merit
The Light Of The World
Luxurious Living
The Communication Of Bliss
The Listless Fool
Rescue In The Desert
The Sower
The Outcast
The Woman At The Well
The Peacemaker
The Hungry Dog
The Despot Cured
Vasavadatta, The Courtesan
The Marriage-Feast In Jambunada
In Search Of A Thief
In The Realm Of Yamaraja
The Mustard Seed
Walking On Water
The Sick Bhikkhu
The Patient Elephant
The Last Days
Sariputta's Faith
The Visit To Pataliputta
The Mirror Of Truth
The Courtesan Ambapali
The Buddha's Farewell
The Buddha Announces His Death
Chunda, The Smith
Entering Into Nirvana