The Dhammapada and The Sutta-Nipata: Buddhist Texts (Forgotten Books)

 
9781605061108: The Dhammapada and The Sutta-Nipata: Buddhist Texts (Forgotten Books)

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"The Dhammapada consists of 423 verses in Pali uttered by the Buddha on some 305 occasions for the benefit of a wide range of human beings. These sayings were selected and compiled into one book as being worthy of special note on account of their beauty and relevance for moulding the lives of future generations of Buddhists. They are divided into 26 chapters and the stanzas are arranged according to subject matter." (Quote from www.serve.com)

Table of Contents:

Publisher’s Preface; Introduction To The Dhammapada.; Dhammapada.; The Twin-verses.; On Earnestness.; Thought.; Flowers.; The Fool.; The Wise Man (pandita).; The Venerable (arhat).; The Thousands.; Evil.; Punishment.; Old Age.; Self.; The World.; The Buddha (the Awakened).; Happiness.; Pleasure.; Anger.; Impurity.; The Just.; The Way.; Miscellaneous.; The Downward Course.; The Elephant.; Thirst.; The Bhikshu (mendicant).; The BrÂhmana (arhat).; The Sutta-nipÂta; Explanation Of Words; Introduction To The Sutta-nipÂta.; Uragavagga.; KÛlavagga.; MahÂvagga.; Atthakavagga.; PÂrÂyanavagga.; Endnotes

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Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, Esoteric and Mythology. www.forgottenbooks.org

Forgotten Books is about sharing information, not about making money. All books are priced at wholesale prices. We are also the only publisher we know of to print in large sans-serif font, which is proven to make the text easier to read and put less strain on your eyes.

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"Friedrich Max Müller (December 6, 1823 – October 28, 1900), more commonly known as Max Müller, was a German philologist and Orientalist, one of the founders of Indian studies, who virtually created the discipline of comparative religion. Müller wrote both scholarly and popular works on the subject of Indology, a discipline he introduced to the British reading public, and the Sacred Books of the East, a massive, 50-volume set of English translations prepared under his direction, stands as an enduring monument to Victorian scholarship." (Quote from wikipedia.org)

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