Buddhism: seven views

Publisher: Asia Society in New York

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Statement(by Donald E. Smith and others).
SeriesAsia -- (Number) 10
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p.
Number of Pages90
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The Eightfold Path consists of eight practices: right view, right resolve, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right samadhi Burmese: မဂ္ဂင်ရှစ်ပါး, (IPA: [mɛʔɡɪ̀ɰ̃ ʃɪʔ pá]).

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