The Dhammapada

Teachings of the Buddha

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Author: Gil Fronsdal,Jack Kornfield

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590306414

Category: Religion

Page: 152

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Dani is probably the happiest person she knows. She's happy because she's going to start school. Dani has been waiting to go to school her whole life. Then things get even better-she meets Ella Frida by the swings. After that, Dani and Ella Frida do everything together. They stick together through wet and dry, sun and rain, thick and thin. But then something happens that Dani isn't prepared fora

The Dhammapada

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Author: Irving Babbitt

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 9780811200042

Category: Religion

Page: 122

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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 Dhammapada was one of the basic components of his view of world history, a view which has influenced leaders of thought as diverse as Newton Arvin, Walter Lippmann, David Riesman and T. S. Eliot. Eliot, indeed, once wrote that "to have been a student of Babbitt's is to remain always in that position."

The Dhammapada

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Author: Dora Drew Babbitt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0195355253

Category: Buddha (The concept)

Page: 123

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The Dhammapada

The Buddha's Path of Wisdom

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Author: Acharya Buddharakkhita

Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society

ISBN: 9552401313

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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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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Author: Axiom Publishers & Distributors

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Distri

ISBN: N.A

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The Dhammapada

Verses on the Way

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Author: Buddha,Glenn Wallis

Publisher: Modern Library

ISBN: 9780307432148

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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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 more clearly and profoundly than does the Dhammapada. In this elegant new translation, Sanskrit scholar Glenn Wallis has exclusively referred to and quoted from the canonical suttas–the presumed earliest discourses of the Buddha–to bring us the heartwood of Buddhism, words as compelling today as when the Buddha first spoke them. On violence: All tremble before violence./ All fear death./ Having done the same yourself,/ you should neither harm nor kill. On ignorance: An uninstructed person/ ages like an ox,/ his bulk increases,/ his insight does not. On skillfulness: A person is not skilled/ just because he talks a lot./ Peaceful, friendly, secure–/ that one is called “skilled.” In 423 verses gathered by subject into chapters, the editor offers us a distillation of core Buddhist teachings that constitutes a prescription for enlightened living, even in the twenty-first century. He also includes a brilliantly informative guide to the verses–a chapter-by-chapter explication that greatly enhances our understanding of them. The text, at every turn, points to practical applications that lead to freedom from fear and suffering, toward the human state of spiritual virtuosity known as awakening. Glenn Wallis’s translation is an inspired successor to earlier versions of the suttas. Even those readers who are well acquainted with the Dhammapada will be enriched by this fresh encounter with a classic text From the Hardcover edition.

The Dhammapada in Light of the Unborn (Pocket Size Edition)

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Author: Pusan

Publisher: Dragonyana Press

ISBN: 097646750X

Category:

Page: 109

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For the earnest spiritual seeker, here is a unique version of The Dhammapada in Pocket Size edition. These classic aphorisms of the Buddha reach new mystic heights in this inspiring rendition and will empower many to Recollect the inner workings of their True and Original Nature.

The Dhammapada

(Classics of Indian Spirituality)

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Author: Eknath Easwaran

Publisher: Nilgiri Press

ISBN: 1586380206

Category: Religion

Page: 275

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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 (Annotated Edition)

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Author: Friedrich Max Müller

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 3849622487

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Page: 55

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This is the extended and annotated edition including * an extensive annotation of more than 10.000 words about the history and basics of Buddhism, written by Thomas William Rhys Davids * an interactive table-of-contents * perfect formatting for electronic reading devices The Dhammapada is a versified Buddhist scripture traditionally ascribed to the Buddha himself. It is one of the best-known texts from the Theravada canon. The title, Dhammapada, is a compound term composed of dhamma and pada, each word having a number of denotations and connotations. Generally, dhamma can refer to the Buddha's "doctrine" or an "eternal truth" or "righteousness" or all "phenomena"; and, at its root, pada means "foot" and thus by extension, especially in this context, means either "path" or "verse" (cf. "prosodic foot") or both. (courtesy of wikipedia.com)

The Dhammapada

The Sayings of the Buddha

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Author: Thomas Byron

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407028421

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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The Dhammapada is a classic of world religious literature. This spiritual masterpiece collects together the key sayings of the Buddha and is an essential guide for all those who wish to follow the Buddha on the path to enlightenment. Yet its appeal extends beyond Buddhism to engage anyone who seeks to understand profound universal truths, and it remains as relevant today as when the text was compiled some 2,500 years ago. In this beautiful translation of one of the best loved Buddhist scriptures, Thomas Byrom reveals the practical and timeless simplicity of the Buddha's teaching.