The Dhammapada is one of the best known and best loved Buddhist texts, a sequence of verses traditionally said to have been spoken by the Buddha himself to help people on the path to liberation. In her version for Penguin Classics, Valerie J Roebuck seeks to translate the Pali into modern English verse that will keep the beauty and clarity of the original.

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Posted on: September 10th, 2010 by admin No Comments

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You can order a copy of the Dhammapada translation at Penguin Classics.

There’s a Kindle edition, which can be downloaded here.

You can read a review by John L. Murphy, PhD, from the New York Journal of Books here.