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THE DHAMMAPADA: With Introductory essays, Pali text, English translations and notes

THE DHAMMAPADA: With Introductory essays, Pali text, English translations and notes
$14.00
Item Code: IDH048
Author: S. Radhakrishnan
Publisher: OXFORD INDIA PAPERBACKS
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 0195640802
Pages: 194
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.4" X 5.5"
About the Book

Dhamma means discipline, law or religion; pada the path or way; and together Dhammapda is the 'path of virtue'. This founding text of Buddhist teaching is here presented in both Pali and English by one of India's foremost philosophers and religious authorities,

S. Radhakrishnan.

The verses of the Dhammapada were believed from early times to have been the utterances of Gautama the Buda himself. S. Radhakrishnan here prefaces the text with an introductory essay about Gautama Buddha, and provides explanatory notes in English to the text.

Since its first publication in 1950, this edition has established itself as a 'classic' and is essential reading for anyone interested in Buddhist philosophy and religion.

About the Editor

The late Dr. S. Radhakrishnan has produced has edition of the Bhagavad Gita, and is the author of many philosophical works including Indian Philosophy, Vols. I and II, and Eastern Religions and Western Thought.

CONTENTS
PREFACEv
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONSvi
INTRODUCTION
ITHE DHAMMAPADA1
IIGAUTAMA THE BUDDHA3
TEXT, TRANSLATION, AND NOTES:
ITHE TWIN-VERSES58
IIVIGILANCE66
IIITHOUGHT70
IVFLOWERS74
VTHE FOOL79
VITHE WISE MAN84
VIITHE ARHAT (THE SAINT)89
VIIITHE THOUSANDS93
IXEVIL CONDUCT98
XPUNISHMENT102
XIOLD AGE108
XIITHE SELF112
XIIITHE WORLD115
XIIIITHE BUDDHA (THE AWAKENED)119
XV HAPPINESS125
XVIPLEASURE128
XVIIANGER131
XVIIIIMPURITY135
XIXTHE RIGHTEOUS140
XXTHE PATH145
XXIMISCELLANEOUS VERSES151
XXIITHE DOWNWARD COURSE (HELL)156
XXIIITHE ELEPHANT160
XXIVTHIRST (OR CRAVING)164
XXVTHE MENDICANT171
XXVITHE BRAHMIN177
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY188
PALI INDEX189
GENERAL INDEX193

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