(translated: The path of Dharma
) is a Buddhist religious scripture
, containing 423 verses in 26 categories. According to tradition, these are the answers to questions posed to Siddartha Gautama, the Buddha
, most of them deal with ethics
Part of the Tipitaka, the Dhammapada is considered to be one of the most important pieces of Theravada literature.
Excerpt from the Dhammapada