The Dhammapada
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The Dhammapada


  • Author: Gautama Buddha & Dhammapada
  • Release Date : 2011-12-16
  • Genre: Buddhism
  • File Size: 336333 Bytes


The Dhammapada is a Buddhist scripture traditionally ascribed to the Buddha himself. It is believed that the Buddha spoke the verses of The Dhammapada, which address themes such as ethics, happiness, and anger, on several occasions. The 423 verses in 26 chapters are an essential part of Buddhist teachings and offer helpful lessons for modern readers....

The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada


  • Author: Eknath Easwaran
  • Release Date : 2007-04-13
  • Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • File Size: 684502 Bytes


Easwaran’s best-selling translation of this classic Buddhist text is reliable, readable, and profound. Dhammapada means "the path of dharma," the path of harmony and righteousness that anyone can follow to reach the highest good. The Dhammapada is a collection of verses, gathered probably from direct disciples who wanted to preserve what they had heard from the Buddha himself. Easwaran's comprehensive introduction to the Dhammapada gives an overview of the Buddha's teachings that is penetrating, and clear - accessible for readers new to Buddhism, but also with fresh insights and practical applications for readers familiar with this text. His translation is based on the original Pali. Chapter introductions, notes and a Sanskrit glossary place indi...

The Dhammapada
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The Dhammapada


  • Author : Gil Fronsdal
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2008-01-11
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781590306062


The Dhammapada Book Description :

The Dhammapada is the most revered sacred text in the Buddhist world. Attributed to the Buddha himself, the inspirational verses that comprise it convey the fundamental Buddhist teachings with great power and simplicity, and with an appeal that extends far beyond Buddhism. As a scholar, meditator, and Dharma teacher, Gil Fronsdal offers a depth of appreciation and reverence for the text that is informed by both academic rigor and the sincerity born from years of spiritual practice....

The Dhammapada
Score: 5
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The Dhammapada


  • Author : Acharya Buddharakkhita
  • Publisher : Buddhist Publication Society
  • Release Date : 2008-12-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789552401312


The Dhammapada Book Description :

The most beloved Buddhist classic of all time, the Dhammapada is an anthology of over 400 verses on the ethics, meditation, and wisdom of Buddhism. This translation by a long-term student of the work transmits the spirit and content as well as the style of the original. Includes the original Pali text. With introduction by Bhikkhu Bodhi....

The Dhammapada
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The Dhammapada


  • Author : Eknath Easwaran
  • Publisher : Nilgiri Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781586380205


The Dhammapada Book Description :

Dhammapada means "the path of dharma," the path of harmony and righteousness that anyone can follow to reach the highest good. Easwaran's translation of this classic Buddhist text is based on the oldest, best-known version in Pali. Easwaran's introduction to the Dhammapada gives an overview of the Buddha's teachings that is reliable, penetrating, and clear - accessible for readers new to Buddhism, but also with fresh insights and practical applications for readers familiar with this text. Chapter introductions place individual verses into the context of the broader Buddhist canon....

The Dhammapada  Buddhist philosophy

The Dhammapada Buddhist philosophy


  • Author : G. Buddha
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 1965-01-17
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780811221429


The Dhammapada Buddhist philosophy Book Description :

The 423 verses in the collection known as The Dhammapada (pada: "the way"; dhamma: "the teaching"; hence, "The Path of Truth") are attributed to the Buddha himself and form the essence of the ethics of Buddhist philosophy. There are a number of English translations of The Dhammapada, but this version by Irving Babbitt, for many years professor at Harvard and founder, with Paul Elmer More, of the movement known as "New Humanism," concentrates on the profound poetic quality of the verses and conveys, perhaps more than any other, much of the vitality of the original Pali text. Babbitt devoted many years to this translation––it was a labor of love. Together with his essay on "Buddha and the Occident," which is also included in this edition, The Dhamm...

The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada


  • Author : John Ross Carter
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195108606


The Dhammapada Book Description :

The Dhammapada, the Pali version of one of the most popular texts of the Buddhist canon, also ranks among the classics of the world's religious literature. This critical edition presents to the English reader for the first time the Dhammapada as it has been known throughout the centuries. With this volume, Carter and Palihawadana make a major contribution to the understanding of the Dhammapada, not only by presenting a new and accurate translation of the verses, but also by enabling readers to see the wake of this remarkable text through centuries of Buddhist tradition. In addition to the original Pali, the editors provide a translation of the commentary on the verses and the subsequent brief explanations of verse and commentarial passages provided b...

The Dhammapada
Score: 5
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The Dhammapada


  • Author : G. Buddha
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 1965
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0811200043


The Dhammapada Book Description :

The 423 verses in the collection known as The Dhammapada (pada: "the way"; dhamma: "the teaching"; hence, "The Path of Truth") are attributed to the Buddha himself and form the essence of the ethics of Buddhist philosophy....

Commentaries on the Dhammapada

Commentaries on the Dhammapada


  • Author : Mother
  • Publisher : Lotus Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780940985254


Commentaries on the Dhammapada Book Description :

One of the ancient texts of the Pali Canon of Buddhism, the Dhammapada has a revered place among the scriptures. With commentaries of The Mother after each chapter....

The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada


  • Author : Buddha
  • Publisher : Modern Library
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307432149


The Dhammapada Book Description :

Trembling and quivering is the mind, Difficult to guard and hard to restrain. The person of wisdom sets it straight, As a fletcher does an arrow. The Dhammapada introduced the actual utterances of the Buddha nearly twenty-five hundred years ago, when the master teacher emerged from his long silence to illuminate for his followers the substance of humankind’s deepest and most abiding concerns. The nature of the self, the value of relationships, the importance of moment-to-moment awareness, the destructiveness of anger, the suffering that attends attachment, the ambiguity of the earth’s beauty, the inevitability of aging, the certainty of death–these dilemmas preoccupy us today as they did centuries ago. No other spiritual texts speak about them ...

The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada


  • Author : Friedrich Max Müller
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1881
  • Genre: Buddhism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X030143077


The Dhammapada Book Description :

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The Dhammapada  Large Print 16pt
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The Dhammapada Large Print 16pt


  • Author : Eknath Easwaran
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2010-06-29
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781458778383


The Dhammapada Large Print 16pt Book Description :

The Dhammapada: one of three new editions of the books in Eknath Easwaran's Classics of Indian Spirituality series ''As irrigators guide water to their fields, as archers aim arrows, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their lives.'' - Dhammapada (145).... Dhammapada means ''the path of dharma, '' the path of truth, harmony, and righteousness. Capturing the living words of the Buddha, this much-loved scripture consists of verses organized by theme: thought, joy, anger, pleasure, and others. The Dhammapada is permeated with the power and practicality of one of the world's most appealing spiritual teachers. Rejecting superstition on the one hand and philosophical speculation on the other, the Buddha taught the path to the end of suffering and show...