The Noble Eightfold Path is the most widely known of the Buddha’s teachings. It is ancient, extending back to the Buddha’s first discourse and is highly valued as a unique treasury of wisdom and practical guidance on how to live our lives. This introduction takes the reader deeper while always remaining practical, inspiring and accessible. Sangharakshita translates ancient teachings and makes them relevant to the way we live our lives today.
About the Author
sangharakshita was born Denis Lingwood in South London in 1925.After twenty years as a Buddhist monk in India, he returned to England to establish the Western Buddhist Order in 1967. A translator between East and West, the traditional world and the modern, principles and practice, Sangharakshita's clear thinking have been appreciated throughout the world. He now lives in Birmingham , where he focuses on his writing.