To whom was the dhammapada given? What is the context?

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Re: To whom was the dhammapada given? What is the context?

Post by Sanghamitta » Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:43 am

Chris wrote:
sanghamitta said: So different from the sentimentalised later portrayals of the Buddha composed well after the Paranibbana.
What 'later portrayals'? What substantiation do you have that they were "composed" well after the Parinibbana?

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Chris
I meant some of the later " sutras".
The ones which seem to have little to do with the historical Buddha.
:smile:

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Re: To whom was the dhammapada given? What is the context?

Post by Dmytro » Fri Aug 07, 2009 6:12 am

Hi,

The full translation of the commentary can be found at:
http://www.archive.org/search.php?query ... pe%3Atexts" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Various translations:
http://buddhism.lib.ntu.edu.tw/BDLM/en/ ... _pali3.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .budd.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.metta.lk/english/Narada/index.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://dhammapada.tripod.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.buddhanet.net/dhammapada/index.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/ ... mapada.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.buddhist-book.com/weeky1.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/sbe10/index.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Pagoda/2541/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.edepot.com/dhamma2.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.edepot.com/dhamma4.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Metta, Dmytro

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