The Complete Dhammapada is now available on audio, chanted in Original Pali with English explanations spanning into 4 audio Compact Discs
Dhammapada is one of the greatest literary products of Buddhist literature and philosophy. It is considered by many as Buddha’s own teaching and hence undoubtedly is the most popular canonical text of Buddhism contained in Tri-Pitaka. Dhammapada, the wisdom and insight of Buddha, consists of 26 chapters called Vagga spanning into 423 verses.
Written as a text to be read, re-read, and followed to lead a better life, Dhammapada is suitable for people of all religious backgrounds. It has been translated to many languages and is revered by all sects of Buddhist thought. There are hundreds of various translations of Dhammapada to English and Sinhala and is a commonly quoted by many in their day to day life.
This set of Compact Discs of Dhammapada was created to fill the void of non-availability of Dhammapada in electronic format for your listening pleasure. LankaHeritage.com is making this CD collection in the hope that the Dhammapada will be listened to and followed everyday by many folks with the aid of this production.
After the successful production of the Dhammapada with Sinhala Explanations] (mainly targeted for Buddhist who speak Sinhalese Language) in 2005, LankaHeritage.com had received numerous requests to produce a set of CDs with explanations in English. The Dhammapada with English Explanations was a result of all these requests.
This set of 4 English CDs contain complete Dhammapada Verses in Pali, chanted by Rev. Beruwala Siri Sobitha B.A., (the resident monk at Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple, Perth, Australia.), followed by explanation of each verse in English by Gil Fronsdal Ph.D. (Insight Meditation Centre, Redwood City, California, USA).
The CDs are on sale at LankaHeritage.com for $20 per set or $30 for both sets.