Experiences are preceded by mind, led by mind, and produced by mind. If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows like a shadow that never departs.
One of the seminal texts in the Buddhist literary canon, the Dhammapada presents the timeless wisdom of the Buddha. This edition is introduced and translated by the founder of the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (FWBO) and is annotated to help the reader gain a deeper understanding.
Sangharakshita is the founder of FWBO, a worldwide Buddhist movement. He spent many years living as a monk in India and studying Buddhism. With a lifetime of teaching experience, he is the author of over forty titles published by Windhorse Publications.