Minor Anthologies: Vol IV

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The sixth and seventh books of the Khuddaka-nikāya of the Sutta-piṭaka.

Vol. IV (1974, 1993), tr. I.B. Horner

Pali Text: Vimānavatthu & Petavatthu

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ISBN: 978-0-86013-073-4 SKU: PTS-978-0-86013-073-4 Categories: ,

Description

The sixth and seventh books of the Khuddaka-nikāya of the Sutta-piṭaka.

The Vimānavatthu text consists of 83 stories describing the former meritorious actions that have led to individuals being reborn as gods enjoying life in celestial mansions (vimānas). The Petavatthu consists of 51 stories about departed ones (petas) who suffer because of bad action in former lives.
[Volume I (1931, 1997), tr. of the Dhammapada and Khuddakapāṭha by Mrs C.A.F. Rhys Davids, is no longer available]

Translations of:

Vol. IV : Vimānavatthu (Stories of the Mansions) and Petavatthu (Stories of the Departed).

Vol. IV (1974, 1993), tr. I.B. Horner

Pali Text: Vimānavatthu & Petavatthu

Other translations (with the commentaries): Vimāna Stories; Peta Stories

Additional information

Dimensions 22.2 × 14.3 cm