Best Dhammapada..

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Best Dhammapada..

Postby ihrjordan » Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:46 pm

Hello everyone i just wanted to know if there is an edition of the Dhammapada i can buy online that includes the teaching as well as the story's behind the teaching. Something like this : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3x9BQi9G7E
"Ko imaṃ pathaviṃ vicessati, yamalokañca imaṃ sadevakaṃ.
ko dhammapadaṃ sudesitaṃ, kusalo pupphamiva pacessati"
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Re: Best Dhammapada..

Postby santa100 » Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:16 pm

Online Dhp and stories here..
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Re: Best Dhammapada..

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:50 pm

Another version can be found on my Selected Discourses page in PDF format, and another in E-pub format on the Dhammapada page.
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Re: Best Dhammapada..

Postby Shaswata_Panja » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:29 pm

The Best Dhammapada is the one by Indian President S.Radhakrishnan, bar none
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Re: Best Dhammapada..

Postby ihrjordan » Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:58 pm

Sorry people i meant only physical copies
"Ko imaṃ pathaviṃ vicessati, yamalokañca imaṃ sadevakaṃ.
ko dhammapadaṃ sudesitaṃ, kusalo pupphamiva pacessati"
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Re: Best Dhammapada..

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Apr 27, 2014 9:31 am

Printed copies with the Commentary are hard to come by. The one I have is Buddhist Legends by Eugene Watson Burlingame. The stories are in full, but the language is archaic now.

There were also hard copies printed of the Burma Pitaka Association translation linked to by santa100, but the stories are quite brief, as in my edition.

Other editions are available, but I suggest deciding in what you want by reading some digital editions before spending a significant amount of money on printed editions.

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