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  • Sayings of the Buddha

  • The Dhammapada
  • By: Buddha (translated by Thomas Byron)
  • Narrated by: Jacob Needleman
  • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
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Some sources say that the Buddha was born on or around April 8, 563 B.C. How many years have you been around without discovering his wisdom? According to tradition, the words of The Dhammapada come directly from the mouth of Buddha. This translation in particular is among the most poetic and spiritually insightful.

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  • Excellent in its wisdom

  • By Tyrone on 05-05-03

Great reading and translation

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Reviewed: 10-23-18

This is my favorite translation of the dhammapada. The reader has a very relaxing voice & I find I use this recording to help me fall asleep. Thanks Mr. Needleman, for recording this and the dao de ching.