The Dhammapada (Classics of Indian Spirituality)

The Dhammapada (Classics of Indian Spirituality) by Eknath Easwaran

Dhammapada means "the path of dharma," the path of truth, harmony, and righteousness. Eknath Easwaran's best-selling 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.


Product Details:
Series: Classics of Indian Spirituality
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Nilgiri Press; 2nd edition (April 13, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1586380206
ISBN-13: 978-1586380205
Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.2 x 8 inches



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