Poems of Early Buddhist Nuns


Verse tr. Mrs C.A.F. Rhys Davids and Prose tr. K.R. Norman, 1989, reprinted 1997, 2009


Pali Text (published as a single volume): Theragāthā & Therīgāthā

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Translation of the Theragāthā. The ninth text of the Khuddaka-nikāya of the Sutta-piṭaka, a collection of poems ascribed to elder nuns (therīs). Many of the verses are accounts of religious experiences, some of which also achieve a high poetic standard.

    • Norman, K.R.
    • Rhys Davids, C.A.F

Pali Text (published as a single volume): Theragāthā & Therīgāthā

Other translations (in English unless otherwise specified): Psalms of the Early Buddhists; Stances des Therī (French translation); Elders’ Verses: Vol II

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Weight 200 g
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