A prominent monk of Sri Lanka, well-known in both East and West, explains the central teachings of Buddhism, focusing on the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path. In a lively and inspired style, he explores the path in detail, citing many stories from the Canon and commentaries.
The book includes indices of proper names, and Pali and English terms. It is written in a firm and clear style. These interpretations, authoritative and unimpeachable, may be taken as a trustworthy guide." (I. B. Horner)
Published by Buddhist Publication Society, 1996