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The Discourse on the Snake Simile by Nyanaponika Thera (1901-1994) (commentary)

The main concern of this discourse is to warn against misconceptions, misrepresentations and dilution of the Teaching. While the Buddha repeatedly stressed that his Teaching should be accepted only after due investigation, he was quite firm, and even stern, when misrepresentations of the Teaching occurred on the part of his monks.

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Title: The Discourse on the Snake Simile

Author: Nyanaponika Thera (1901-1994) (commentary)

Blurb: The main concern of this discourse is to warn against misconceptions, misrepresentations and dilution of the Teaching. While the Buddha repeatedly stressed that his Teaching should be accepted only after due investigation, he was quite firm, and even stern, when misrepresentations of the Teaching occurred on the part of his monks.

Pages: 45

Year of Publication: 1974

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Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society

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Notes:Notes by Nyanaponika Translator: Nyanaponika

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