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  • Published: 26 February 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141398822
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

The Dhammapada

A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic




'Hate is not conquered by hate: hate is conquered by love. This is a law eternal.'



Captivating aphorisms illustrating the Buddhist dhamma, or moral system.



Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.
%%%'Hate is not conquered by hate: hate is conquered by love. This is a law eternal.'
Captivating aphorisms illustrating the Buddhist dhamma, or moral system.
Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

  • Pub date: 26 February 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141398822
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

About the Author

Gil Fronsdal

GIL FRONSDAL has practiced Zen and Insight Meditation since 1975 and has a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from Stanford University. He has trained in both the Japanese Soto Zen tradition (San Francisco Zen Center with Suzuki Roshi) and the Insight Meditation school of Theravada Buddhism from Southeast Asia. Gil was trained as a Vipassana teacher by Jack Kornfield and is part of the Vipassana teachers' collective at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He was ordained as a Soto Zen priest at the San Francisco Zen Center, and in 1995 received Dharma Transmission from Mel Weitsman, the abbot of the Berkeley Zen Center. He has been the primary teacher for the Insight Meditation Center, in Redwood City, Calif., since 1990. He is a husband and father of two boys.

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