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Dhammapada

as translated by Gil Fronsdal


The Dhammapada is the most widely read Buddhist scripture. This classic text of teaching verses from the earliest period of Buddhism conveys the philosophical and practical foundations of the Buddhist tradition. The translation by Gil Fronsdal is available for purchase in two versions:

Bookreading & Talk (Part 1) 09/30/05 36:54 [Download]

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Bookreading & Talk (Part 2) 09/30/05 33:08 [Download]

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The Dhammapada, Pali/English CDs


A Sri Lanka group has created a set of CDs of an audio version of the Dhammapada with Pali chanting of each verse followed by Gil’s reading of his translation of the verse. This can be purchased online only at www.lankaheritage.com.

To listen to the first Chapter:

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Readings from the Dhammapada by Gil Fronsdal


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Introduction 4:48 [Download]

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Chapter 1 4:58 [Download]

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Chapter 2 3:09 [Download]

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Chapter 3 2:49 [Download]

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Chapter 4 3:38 [Download]

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Chapter 5 3:43 [Download]

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Chapter 6 3:39 [Download]

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Chapter 7 2:26 [Download]

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Chapter 8 3:14 [Download]

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Chapter 9 3:17 [Download]

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Chapter 10 3:56 [Download]

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Chapter 11 2:30 [Download]

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Chapter 12 2:24 [Download]

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Chapter 13 2:37 [Download]

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Chapter 14 3:52 [Download]

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Chapter 15 2:45 [Download]

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Chapter 16 2:34 [Download]

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Chapter 17 3:14 [Download]

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Chapter 18 4:36 [Download]

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Chapter 19 3:18 [Download]

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Chapter 20 3:40 [Download]

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Chapter 21 3:57 [Download]

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Chapter 22 3:32 [Download]

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Chapter 23 3:58 [Download]

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Chapter 24 7:14 [Download]

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Chapter 25 5:56 [Download]

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Chapter 26 9:16 [Download]

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