What the Blessed Buddha actually
said & did:
The unsurpassable blissful advantage
gained by thorough perusal of these 4 ancient text collections
lasts more than this life... Nothing else in this petty world gives such long-lasting lift of purification!
Tipitaka = "Three Baskets" of core Ancient, Authentic, Sacred,
and Canonical Buddhist
scriptures was written down on palm leaves in the
Temple Sri Lanka ~92-29 BC
Modern translations are available as:
Long Discourses of the Buddha.
Digha Nikāya 1996. Tr. by Walshe
Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha.
Majjhima Nikāya. Tr. by
Connected Discourses of the Buddha.
Numerical Discourses of the Buddha.
For a more serious study of the 2488 years old sacred Buddhist texts,
The Pāli Text Society
Ola Palm-leaf Script:
To study and emulate these ancient sources
has more relevance for all our
personal future well-being than absolutely anything else here in this world!
So please dig them. They were made exactly
for that good purpose. Yeah!