The Dhammapada [electronic resource] / introduced & translated by Eknath Easwaran.
- Standardized Title:
- Tipiṭaka. Suttapiṭaka. Khuddakanikāya. Dhammapada. English.
- 2nd ed.
- Tomales, CA : Nilgiri Press, 2007.
- Classics of Indian spirituality.
The classics of Indian spirituality
1 online resource (281 p.)
- Buddhism -- Sacred books.
Tipiṭaka. Suttapiṭaka. Khuddakanikāya. Dhammapada -- English.
- Electronic books.
- Dhammapada means "the path of dharma," the path of truth, harmony, and righteousness that anyone can follow to reach the highest good. Easwaran's translation of this classic Buddhist text is the best-selling edition in its field, praised by Huston Smith as a "sublime rendering."The introduction 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. Chapter introductions place individual verses into the context of the broad
- Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1 & 2: Twin Verses & Vigilance; Twin Verses; Vigilance; 3 & 4: Mind & Flowers; Mind; Flowers; 5 & 6: The Immature & The Wise; The Immature; The Wise; 7 & 8: The Saint & Thousands; The Saint; Thousands; 9 & 10: Evil & Punishment; Evil; Punishment; 11: Age; Age; 12: Self; Self; 13: The World; The World; 14: The Awakened One; The Awakened One; 15: Joy; Joy; 16: Pleasure; Pleasure; 17: Anger; Anger; 18: Impurity; Impurity; 19: Established in Dharma; Established in Dharma; 20: The Path; The Path; 21: Varied Verses; Varied Verses; 22: The Downward Course
The Downward Course23: The Elephant; The Elephant; 24: Thirst; Thirst; 25 & 26: The Bhikshu & The Brahmin; The Bhikshu; The Brahmin; Glossary; Notes; References; Index
- Previously published: 1986.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 270) and index.
- Eknath, Easwaran, 1910-1999.
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