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Author: Dhammapala; William Pruitt, translator
Product Type: Hardcover Book
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A translation of the Therigatha commentary by Acariya Dhammapala.
The Therigatha, the ninth book of the Khuddaka Nikaya, consists of 73 poems 522 stanzas in all in which the early nuns (bhikkhunis) recount their struggles and accomplishments along the road to arahantship. Their stories are told with often heart-breaking honesty and beauty, revealing the deeply human side of these extraordinary women.
PTS Pali: Therigatha Commentary