The Dhammapada

Product Number: EB00647490
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781586380243
Publisher: Nilgiri Press
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Description

Dhammapada means "the path of dharma," the path of truth, harmony, and righteousness. Eknath Easwaran's translation of this essential Buddhist text, based on the oldest version, consists of 423 short verses gathered by the Buddha's direct disciples after his death and organized by theme: anger, thought, joy, pleasure, and others. The Buddha's timeless teachings take the form of vivid metaphors from everyday life and are well served by Easwaran's lucid translation. An authoritative introduction and chapter notes offer helpful context for modern readers.

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Author(s): Eknath Easwaran
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2009

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