In an excerpt from Reading the Buddha’s Discourses in Pali, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi offers literal translations as well as interpretations of original sutta text from a teaching on the Five Aggregates.
“Awakening” has become the preferred English term for the Buddha’s attainment. But has something gotten lost in translation?
A Theravada monk and scholar outlines three steps toward real peace, and the role of our spiritual practice in achieving it.