By Bhante Walpola Piyananda,Stephen Long
millennia. yet simply who was once this Prince who renounced the realm to hunt
enlightenment and to ultimately turn into the Buddha? The authors decided
that the simplest position to determine was once the Buddhist Canon itself, and a close
investigation exposed a wealth of knowledge at the lifetime of the Buddha. It
provided the authors with many clues that illuminated precisely who and what the Buddha was once — minus the speculations, fables, and stories from the early
THUS WE HEARD: memories OF THE lifetime of THE BUDDHA is an
amalgam of 3 sorts of books: a fully-researched biography, a set of
important Dhamma messages, and a historic novel that “might have happened.
” It good points imagined conversations with 9 of the enlightened arahant disciples
of the Buddha and “special site visitors” that “may have” attended the 1st Sangha Council that came about 90 days after the Buddha’s Parinibbana. This booklet may help the reader achieve a deeper appreciation for the lifetime of the Buddha, and a better realizing of why his teachings were any such strong impression on humanity for the prior 26 centuries.