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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‘Fragile Earth’ by Robert Hammersley

Posted on: September 23rd, 2011 by admin No Comments


Valerie has been invited to chant some verses from the Dhammapada as part of a performance of a musical composition,’Fragile Earth’ by Robert Hammersley, to be premiered at 7.30 pm on 15 October 2011 at Dorchester Abbey, near Oxford.