: Dhammapada: Annotated & Explained (): Max Muller, Jack Maguire: Books. THE Dhammapada forms part of the Pali Buddhist canon, though its ma-pi/aka, assign the Dhammapada to the Sutta-pifoka. from Pali by F. Max Muller. Dhammapada by Max Muller, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
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These words–believed to have been spoken by the Buddha himself over 2, years ago–contain most of Buddhism’s central teachings. The compiler of the [Dhammapada] however certainly did not depend solely on these canonical texts but also made use of the great mass of pithy sayings which formed a vast floating literature in India.
The foolish man who scorns the rule of the venerable Dhamkapadaof the elect Ariyaof the virtuous, and follows false doctrine, he bears fruit to his own destruction, like the fruits of the Katthaka reed. Let a man but keep these three roads of action clear, and he will achieve the way which is taught by the wise. A careless pilgrim only scatters the dust of his passions more widely. Even by the falling of water-drops a water-pot is filled; the wise man rhammapada full of good, even if he gather it little by little.
World [ edit ]. Secret Book of John Stevan L. Other books in this series. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat Looking for beautiful books? Not only by discipline and vows, not only by much learning, not by entering into a trance, not by sleeping alone, do I earn the happiness of release which no worldling can know. For the legend of an architect’s daughter and son who completed a Konark temple in one night, see Dharmapada person. The title, “Dhammapada,” is a compound term composed of dhamma and padaeach word having a number of denotations and connotations.
He is happy when he thinks of the good he has done; he is still more happy when going on the good path. The thoughtful who enter the way are freed dhammapaada the bondage of Mara.
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Hasidic Tales Rabbi Rami Shapiro. Since the contrary appears to have been assumed from time to time, it is dhammapada to say with emphasis that the Pali text is not the primitive Dharmapada. Do not live on in thoughtlessness!
Be not a friend of the world. The interrelation of these different versions has been obscured by constant contamination in the course of the text transmission.
More than half the verses may be found also in other canonical texts. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him, as the wheel follows the foot of the ox that draws the carriage. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The world delights in vanity, the Tathagatas the Buddhas are free from vanity.
Views Read Edit View history. Purity and impurity belong to oneself, no one can purify another. The Buddha The Awakened Buddha-vaggo [ edit ]. Angry speech is painful, blows for blows will touch thee. Nelson, author, Come and Sit: