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The Fire Sermon

English translations in notes windowSermon's original Pali
H.C. Warren translationOriginal not available
T. Bhikkhu translation 
F.M. Muller translation 

Sources for Fire Sermon translations

There are three translations at this website:

Henry Clarke Warren translation:

The webpage for "The Fire-Sermon"
May 24, 2002

This was part of Sacred Texts on-line version of Buddhism in Translations

The text claimed to be used was:

Warren, Henry Clarke.  Buddhism in Translations.  (1896)  pp. 351-3
This was volume III of the Harvard Oriental Series.

Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation:

The Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Geoffrey DeGraff) translation was taken from the Access to Insight website which contains a large collection of Buddhist texts. They provide texts for reuse if the guidelines on the FAQ page are followed. The URL was http://www.accesstoinsight.org/canon/samyutta/sn35-028.html and the copy was taken May 25, 2002

Access to Insight also has a copy of translation of The Fire Sermon by Ņanamoli Thera. However, this translation is not provided for public use. Access to Insight was able to get permission to reprint it on its website though. As of May 25, 2002 this translation was available at http://www.accesstoinsight.org/canon/samyutta/sn35-028a.html

F. Max Muller translation:

Headings, Philip R.  T.S. Eliot, Revised Edition.  Twayne Publishers: Boston, 1982,  p. 211-213

The text at this website was presented as part of his endnote #18 following its citation which was:

"Buddha's Fire Sermon" is here quoted from The Sacred Book of the East, trans. F. Max Muller, XIII (Oxford, 1881), 134-35, (Mahavagga, I, 21, i-iv)

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