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The Dhammapada

Author: Valerie J Roebuck
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of sayings of the Buddha was probably first gathered together 100 years after his death, and written down in the first century BC. This concise translation reveals the practical simplicity of the Buddha's teachings.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Sacred books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie J Roebuck
ISBN: 9780140449419 0140449418
OCLC Number: 620371552
Notes: Translated from the Pali language.
Description: lxxiii, 246 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Pronunciation Guide --
Abbreviations --
Introduction --
Bibliography --
Note on the Text --
The Dhammapada --
1. Twins --
2. Awareness --
3. The Mind --
4. Flowers --
5. Fools --
6. The Wise Man --
7. The Arahat --
8. Thousands --
9. Evil --
10. The Rod --
11. Old Age --
12. Self --
13. The World --
14. The Buddha --
15. Happiness --
16. The Dear --
17. Anger --
18. Rust --
19. The Just --
20. The Path --
21. Miscellaneous --
22. Hells --
23. The Elephant --
24. Craving --
25. The Monk --
26. The Brahmin --
Appendix I. Extract from the Gandhari Dharmapada --
Appendix II. Extract from the Patna Dharmapada --
Appendix III. Extract from the Mahavastu --
Glossary --
Notes --
Index of Names in Stories --
General Index.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Tipiṭaka.
Responsibility: translated and edited with an introduction by Valerie J. Roebuck.

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Presenting a collection of simple verses gathered in themes such as 'awareness', 'fools' and 'old age', this title features lessons in each verse to give ethical advice and to remind the listener of  Read more...

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