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The Dhammapada (Penguin Classics)

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Collection of aphorisms focusing on the moral and spiritual truth of Buddha.

Synopsis:

A collection of aphorisms which illustrate the Buddhist Dhamma, or moral system. Probably compiled in the 3rd century BC, the verses encompass the struggle towards nirvana - the supreme goal for the Buddhist.

About the Author

Juan Mascaró taught at Oxford University, Parameshvara College at Jaffna, the University of Barcelona, and Cambridge University. He also translated The Dhammapada and The Upanishads for Penguin Classics. He died in 1987.

Table of Contents

The Dhammapada Introduction

The Dhammapada

1. Contrary Ways

2. Watchfulness

3. The Mind

4. The Flowers of Life

5. The Fool

6. The Wise Man

7. Infinite Freedom

8. Better than a Thousand

9. Good and Evil

10. Life

11. Beyond Life

12. Self-Possession

13. Arise! Watch

14. The Buddha

15. Joy

16. Transient Pleasures

17. Forsake Anger

18. Hasten and Strive

19. Righteousness

20. The Path

21. Wakefulness

22. In Darkness

23. Endurance

24. Cravings

25. The Monk

26. The Brahmin

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140442847
tr.:
Mascarâo, Juan,
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Wyatt, Thomas
Author:
Mascaro, Juan
Author:
Anonymous
Location:
Harmondsworth
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Doctrines
Subject:
Sacred books
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
19730531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.73x5.08x.25 in. .17 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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