Get this from a library! Dhammapada, Pali-Sinhala-Tamil-English version. [Amara Hewamadduma; Madhyama Saṃskr̥tika Aramudala (Sri Lanka); Sri Lanka. 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. For the Sinhala scholar and for those who have come to be identified as the work on the Dhammapada (one of the central texts of the Buddhist canon). Thus.

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A youth fell in love with a female acrobat and, becoming an acrobat himself, wandered from place to place. As he was chafing under the Holy Life he was taken to the Buddha. Circumstances that led to these noble utterances are presented in the form of long or short stories together with traditional interpretations of the Pali verses and technical terms, in the voluminous dhsmmapada written by Buddhaghosa.

Pleasant in this world is ministering to mother. If you encounter sinnhala problems listening to our songs, we would appreciate your feedback so that we can correct them. But his mother dissuaded him from doing so. There is no concentration in one who lacks wisdom, nor is there wisdom in him who lacks concentration.

The king mounts the trained animal. Prakeernaka Wargaya – Miscellaneous.

The sun shines by day; the moon is radiant by night. Their ring-leader shadowed the woman, intending to kill her if she should return home before they had done their fell work.


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When he came to the presence of the Buddha it disappeared. The Buddha explained that Arahants have no passions and that the Arahant concerned had been actuated by reverence for the Dhamma. The frustrated monk attempted to commit suicide by jumping off a rock. In obedience to the Buddha, though with reluctance, prince Nanda entered the Order on his wedding day.

Readers will note the simplicity of the similes employed by the Buddha, which are intelligible even to a child. Pleasant is it to do no evil.

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Many with a yellow robe on their necks are of evil disposition and uncontrolled. Then he beheld the Buddha outshining them all in glory. They should be read, re-read, and pondered upon, together with the accompanying stories, drawing appropriate lessons dhsmmapada. When both husband and wife were listening to a sermon from the Buddha the maid-servant came there and related the whole incident.

Pleasant too is ministering to the Noble Ones. Later, the Arahant saw the Buddha and mentioned the whole incident.

Good is restraint in the eye; good is restraint in the ear; good is restraint in the nose; good is restraint in the tongue.

Bribed by a lady of the sinhalq who had a grudge against the Buddha, many people severely abused the Dhamma;ada. They inquired of the Buddha whether there were other bonds stronger than what they had seen.


Commenting on their attention, the Buddha uttered this verse to show the loving care of a captive elephant towards its mother. The Buddha uttered this verse in connection with an ascetic who attempted to kill a lizard. Thereupon the Buddha uttered these verses in admonition to him and other monks. Better to swallow a red-hot iron ball which would consume one like a flame of fire, than to be an immoral and uncontrolled person feeding on the alms offered by rhammapada.

The Buddha replied that He would teach him the charm if he would enter the Sinhalq. A dhammapaada devotee expressed her desire to offer food at her house to five monks.

Two persons arguing about the comparative strength of their oxen tested them by loading their carts with sand and forcing dhammapada gatha sinhala oxen to draw them.


The Buddha uttered this verse in admonition. A devotee prepared for Him some hot water for a bath.

A monk killed a flying swan by hitting it in the eye with a stone. The very last verse is alone sufficient for an ideal Bhikkhu for his whole life time. Through craving for riches the ignorant man ruins himself as if he were ruining others.

The pleasure in Truth excels all other pleasures.