The Life of the Buddha According to the Pali Canon, by Bhikkhu Ñānamoli

life of the buddha acc to the pali canonAn Englishman who early embraced Buddhism, Bhikkhu Ñānamoli translated and arranged Pali texts to tell the story of the Buddha’s life.

The Life of the Buddha According to the Pali Canon presents an account of the Buddha’s life and times, providing a rich context for his teaching and highlighting his exceptional compassion, loving kindness, and wisdom.

First published in 1972 by the Buddhist Publication Society in Sri Lanka, The Life of the Buddha: According to the Pali Canon was republished in 2001 in North America, making it much more readily available.

Ñānamoli, Bhikkhu. The Life of the Buddha According to the Pali Canon. Seattle, WA: BPS Pariyatti edition, 1972, 2001. 400 pages.