Wisdom Of The Buddha The Unabridged Dhammapada Dover Thrift Editions

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Few of the sacred texts of the world's great religions present their wisdom with the clear simplicity of the verses of the Buddhist Dhammapada, or Path to Virtue. Its direct style, clarity, and beauty place it at the forefront of Buddhist sacred literature, and its noble intent raises it to the highest level of humanity's spiritual guides. Easily accessible to any reader, the Dhammapada offers a wealth of wisdom for the novice, as well as the most ardent and experienced of spiritual seekers.
Gathered by Buddhist masters into related groups — "On Earnestness," "Flowers," "The Fool," "The Wise Man," "Happiness," "Pleasure" — these ancient texts transcend the limitations of time, tradition, and culture to express the ethical principle underlying all wise and compassionate philosophy and conduct. Here are the Four Truths that reveal the nature of the world and our lot in it; here also is the Eightfold Path, the way to enlightenment, incorporating the means to overcome the essential suffering revealed by the Four Truths as the essence of life. The Dhammapada serves as a coherent summation of the necessities for following the Eightfold Path as well as an encouraging and thought-provoking resource to consult along the way.
Expressed with great beauty and translated with painstaking scholarship, this classic guide is certain to stimulate, challenge, and inspire students of religion and philosophy as well as all who thirst for enlightenment.

Wisdom Of The Buddha

Author: F. Max Müller
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486111822
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A compelling introduction to Buddhist thought, revealing the Four Truths and the Eightfold Path to enlightenment, the means by which to overcome essential suffering.

Wisdom Of The Buddha

Author: Friedrich Max Mller
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1602062544
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Mller-one of the most popular, most respected, and most influential thinkers on spirituality of the 19th century-here, in this 1900 volume, he renders the wisdom of the Buddha in simple, lucid language, bringing the insight of the Buddha's ...

Jewish Wit And Wisdom

Author: Herb Galewitz
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486110141
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Sometimes hilarious and frequently profound, this collection of aphorisms includes observations and remarks from statesmen, writers, artists, philosophers, jurists, musicians, and celebrities — from the prophets of the Old Testament to ...

The World In Ancient Times

Author: Ronald Mellor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195222202
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Along with Madhu Bazaz Wangu's Buddhism (Facts on File, 2002), numerous
collections of Buddhist writings are available, including W. Max Muller's brief
Wisdom of the Buddha: The Unabridged Dhammapada in the Dover Thrift edition
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The Dhammapada

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Publisher: Watkins Media Limited
ISBN: 1780284438
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Discover the ancient wisdom that has made Buddhism the most popular non-Biblical religion in Europe and North America.

Songs Of Milarepa

Author: Milarepa
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486153843
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A Buddhist holy man whose songs have been sung and studied since the 12th century, Milarepa exchanged a life of sin and maliciousness for one of contemplation and love, eventually reaching the ultimate state of enlightenment.

The Dhammapada

Author: Irving Babbitt
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811200042
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The 423 verses in the collection known as The Dhammapada (pada: "the way"; dhamma: "the teaching"; hence, "The Path of Truth") are attributed to the Buddha himself and form the essence of the ethics of Buddhist philosophy.

The Bhagavadgita

Author: S. Radhakrishnan
Publisher: Element
ISBN: 9789351774372
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This edition of the Bhagavadgita offers the Sanskrit text as well as S. Radhakrishnan's English translation and a commentary that has become a classic.

My Inventions

Author: Nikola Tesla
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486807215
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This edition includes the essay "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy: With Special Reference to the Harnessing of the Sun's Energy," which anticipates latter-day advances in environmental technology.

The Dhammapada

Author: Gil Fronsdal
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1590306066
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With extensive explanatory notes, this edition combines a rigorous attention to detail in bringing forth the original text with the translator’s personal knowledge of the Buddhist path.