Dwight Goddard's collection of translations of a cross-section of Buddhist traditions was a fundamental part of the importation of Buddhism into the USA and then, through the work of the Beat Poets that the book influenced, throughout the West as a whole. Goddard had originally been an engineer but after his wife's death, when he was twenty-nine years old, he entered the Hartford Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1894 and was sent to China...
By Dwight Goddard
Hardcover: 228 pages
Publisher: White Crow Books (November 29, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1607718
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
This is slow reading, but if you're looking for a book that has a lot of the sutras with no commentary then this is it. This has been a great daily reader for the last few months.UPDATE (April 7, 2017) - as the book as progressed there has been more