A selection of texts from the Samyutta Nikaya not arranged in any special order, merely following the order of the text itself. As regards the choice of material, an attempt was made to make it as representative as possible of the whole collection, but personal preference could not be ignored. Choice tended to fall upon the more striking discourses, the avoidance of passages that were too repetitive and the inclusion of those that contained similes and parables, so profoundly illuminating and easily remembered. from the introduction.
View eBook versions for free on the BPS site.