A Modern Interpretation of the Dhammapada
Susan Brassfield Cogan is a Writer
This ancient book of Buddhist wisdom is older than the Bible. Rewritten in clear, clean modern language, the words of the Buddha will connect with the modern reader. The Dhammapada has been called the distilled essence of Buddhism. In 423 brief verses, said to be actual sayings from the Buddha himself, you will find inspiration and guidance.
In addition to the print version this book is also available as a free pdf download at www.coganbooks.net
Mindfulness is the path to Enlightenment,distraction leads to darkness. Those who pay attention to life are fully alive, those who constantly distract themselves away from life are as if already dead.
Those who understand the importance of
mindfulness are happy to pay attention.
Those who meditate faithfully and with strong intention will find happiness and well-being.
Someone who is steadfast and attentive, who scrupulously follows the precepts will have a good reputation.