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Title: Beginnings: Suggested Entry Points to this Website



Suggested Entry Points to this Website


<p>There are more than 2,000 web pages on this site, containing hundreds of books, articles, sutta translations, and more — all of which may be a bit overwhelming if you're new to the site or to the teachings of Theravada Buddhism. Here are some starting points to help you get oriented.</p> <dl>

General information about Theravada Buddhism


<li>What is Theravada Buddhism?</li> <li>Theravada Buddhism: A Chronology</li> <li>A Sketch of the Buddha's Life: Readings from the Pali Canon</li> </ul>

Introduction to the Buddha's teachings


<li>The Buddha and His Dhamma, by Bhikkhu Bodhi.</li> <li>The Path to Freedom: A Self-guided Tour of the Buddha's Teachings</li> <li>The Nobility of the Truths, by Bhikkhu Bodhi</li> <li>Refuge: an Introduction to the Buddha, Dhamma, and Sangha, by Thanissaro Bhikkhu</li> <li>Study Guides: annotated anthologies of short passages from the Canon, for individual or group study</li> <li>Many of the <i>Bodhi Leaves</i> booklets offer personal reflections on Buddhism that newcomers often find helpful.</li> </ul>

</dd> <dt>Beginning meditation</dt><!– Where to find meditation centers/teachers ~~ FAQ? –> <!– Youth section –> <dd>

<ul> <li>A Guided Meditation, by Thanissaro Bhikkhu</li> <li>Buddho, by Ajaan Thate</li> <li>Starting Out Small: A Collection of Talks for Beginning Meditators, by Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo</li> </ul>

Reading the Suttas


<li>The Buddha's first sermon</li> </ul>

Useful navigational points of reference


<li>Site map</li> <li>Frequently asked questions about the website</li> <li>How to download the entire website</li> <li>Help is never more than a click away: click on the <b>Help</b> link near the top right corner of each page.</li> </ul>


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