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The four noble truths an abridged version of the Saccavibhangasutta and the Mahācattārīsakasutta taken from volume III of "The middle length sayings" (Majjhima-Nikāya) by

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Published by Buddhist Publishing Group in Leicester .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated from the Pali by I.B. Horner.
ContributionsHorner, I. B.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15320149M
ISBN 100946672202

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