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Dhammapada: The Cornerstone of Buddhism Rosemary Brant

Dhammapada: The Cornerstone of Buddhism

Rosemary Brant

Published January 1st 2006
ISBN : 9789654942102
Hardcover
112 pages
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At the base of Buddhist practice is the Dhammapada, a collection of the Buddhas sayings written originally in Sri Lanka in 100 BC and compiled in northern India in the third century. This translation contains hundreds of highlights of the BuddhasMoreAt the base of Buddhist practice is the Dhammapada, a collection of the Buddhas sayings written originally in Sri Lanka in 100 BC and compiled in northern India in the third century. This translation contains hundreds of highlights of the Buddhas wisdom, divided into 26 chapters. Dhamma means law and truth, pada means path or foundation, and the meditations in this book are the timeless core texts of Buddhist thought. All other literature and teaching stems from the simple, thoughtful words in this bible for those on the path of peaceful enlightenment. For all those following Buddhism, and for those interested in taking moments for personal reflection each day, this gathering of wisdom is an indispensable map for a rich spiritual life.