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The Hands of the Buddha
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation
This ancient book of Buddhist wisdom is older than the Bible. Rewritten in clear, clean modern language, the words of the Buddha will connect with the modern reader. The Dhammapada has been called the distilled essence of Buddhism. In 423 brief verses, said to be actual sayings from the Buddha himself, you will find inspiration and guidance. For other works by this author go to www.coganbooks.net
The Bare Bones Dhammapada: Big Mind Big Love
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The well loved Dhammapada is one of the oldest Buddhist texts on walking the path of enlightenment, love, integrity, and kindness. It contains four hundred twenty-three aphorisms attributed to Buddha. Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan transforms the original using minimalistic images and modern meanings that cut to the chase of Buddha's wisdom as universal truths for a modern audience.
Rewriting the Buddha
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Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
So I told myself the Dhammapada is one of the oldest books of Buddhist thought. I should read it. What I wanted was a nice simple readable version that I could dip into. I discovered that most translations are completely unreadable, some more than others. A few modern versions attempt to clarify the text. I may be the first person to notice the problem who was a writer and not a translator.
The Dhammapada: Your Guide on the Path to Enlightenment in the 21st Century
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 19 ยท Buddhism, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Dhammapada is a foundational text of the Theravada Buddhist tradition. It is a collection of 423 verses, grouped into 26 themes that the Buddha was fond of telling to those who would gather around and listen. They are the oral teachings of the Enlightened One. How delightful it is to imagine him under a shady tree with a group of people around him, telling these gems of spiritual instruction.