Extraordinarily profound is the Sutta Nipatta, which is the oldest sacred book is Buddhist Literature. It is a particularly authentic version of the Buddha's discourses beacuse of its antiquity, Language and contents.
Susunga Weeraperuma's faithful and masterly rendering of the Sutta Nipata deepens our understanding of the teachings. An eminemt writer in the field of Buddhism, he has lucidly expressed the ancient wisdom in the idiom of our time. Great philosophical and psychological insights abound in this collection of essays. The commentaries therein are refreshingly original.
Additional essays address various issues of deep concern and offer practical solution- whether on depression, facing death, growing old, finding happiness or world peace.
About the Author(s)
SUSUNAGA WEERAPERUMA is internationally known for his extremely well acquainted with all the writings of J. Krishnamurti as well as the corpus of literature, in different languages, on Krishnamurti. He worked at the British National Bibliography (British Library) as well as other london libraries and has poublished several books on Library Science.