This series of lectures explores the direct teachings of the Buddha himself as preserved in some of the oldest records of his discourses. The first part of the series, covering fifty-two of the discourses (Parts I to IX), constitutes a systematic study program in the teachings of Early Buddhism. The later part of the series (Part X) takes selected discourses from the book in sequence, explaining their meaning and practical relevance.
The talks cover all the major teachings of Early Buddhism, including:
- Life of the Buddha
- Fundamental Ethics
- Meditation and Mind-training
- Nature of True Wisdom
A Systematic Study of the Majjhima Nikāya can find here: