Dhammapada

Verses on the Way

; Glenn Wallis

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Offers a profound and vibrant new modern translation of the teachings of the Buddha, in an edition that preserves the wisdom and psychological depth of the original while capturing the beauty and accessibility of the ancient verses and including extensive notes on interpretation and context. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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FOREWORDXI
A NOTE ON THE TRANSLATIONXV
TRANSLATION




CHAPTER ONE: CONTRASTING PAIRS (VERSES 1-20)

3




CHAPTER TWO: DILIGENCE (21-32)

7




CHAPTER THREE: MIND (33-43)

10




CHAPTER FOUR: FLOWERS (44-59)

12




CHAPTER FIVE: THE CHILDISH PERSON (60-75)

15




CHAPTER SIX: THE SKILLED PERSON (76-89)

18




CHAPTER SEVEN: THE ACCOMPLISHED PERSON (90-99)

21




CHAPTER EIGHT: THOUSANDS (100-115)

23




CHAPTER NINE: DETRIMENT (116-128)

26




CHAPTER TEN: VIOLENCE (129-145)

29




CHAPTER ELEVEN: OLD AGE (146-156)

32




CHAPTER TWELVE: ONESELF (157-166)

34




CHAPTER THIRTEEN: THE WORLD (167-178)

37




CHAPTER FOURTEEN: THE AWAKENED (179-196)

40




CHAPTER FIFTEEN: BEING AT EASE (197-208)

43




CHAPTER SIXTEEN: PLEASING (209-220)

46




CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: ANGER (221-234)

48




CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: TOXINS (235-255)

51




CHAPTER NINETEEN: FIRMLY ON THE WAY (256-272)

55




CHAPTER TWENTY: THE PATH (273-289)

58




CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: SCATTERED THEMES (290-305)

61




CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: THE LOWER WORLD (306-319)

64




CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: ELEPHANT (320-333)

67




CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: CRAVING (334-359)

70




CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: THE PRACTITIONER (360-382)

75




CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX: THE SUPERIOR PERSON (383-423)

79
GUIDE TO READING THE TEXT




INTRODUCTION

89




Genre, Use, and Themes

89




Place in Buddhist Literature

93




Approaching the Dhammapada

94




The Reader in the Room

96




A Comment on the Translation

99




Notes to the Introduction

100




CHAPTER OVERVIEWS AND NOTES





CHAPTER ONE: CONTRASTING PAIRS (VERSES 1-20)

103




CHAPTER TWO: DILIGENCE (21-32)

111




CHAPTER THREE: MIND (33-43)

118




CHAPTER FOUR: FLOWERS (44-59)

121




CHAPTER FIVE: THE CHILDISH PERSON (60-75)

125




CHAPTER SIX: THE SKILLED PERSON (76-89)

131




CHAPTER SEVEN: THE ACCOMPLISHED PERSON (90-99)

135




CHAPTER EIGHT: THOUSANDS (100-115)

138




CHAPTER NINE: DETRIMENT (116-128)

139




CHAPTER TEN: VIOLENCE (129-145)

142




CHAPTER ELEVEN: OLD AGE (146-156)

144




CHAPTER TWELVE: ONESELF (157-166)

147




CHAPTER THIRTEEN: THE WORLD (167-178)

149




CHAPTER FOURTEEN: THE AWAKENED (179-196)

152




CHAPTER FIFTEEN: BEING AT EASE (197-208)

159




CHAPTER SIXTEEN: PLEASING (209-220)

161




CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: ANGER (221-234)

163




CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: TOXINS (235-255)

166




CHAPTER NINETEEN: FIRMLY ON THE WAY (256-272)

170




CHAPTER TWENTY: THE PATH (273-289)

173




CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: SCATTERED THEMES (290-305)

176




CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: THE LOWER WORLD (306-319)

178




CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: ELEPHANT (320-333)

181




CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: CRAVING (334-359)

183




CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: THE PRACTITIONER (360-382)

185




CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX: THE SUPERIOR PERSON (383-423)

188
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS191
INDEX193
ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR203