©2008 Rubin Museum of Art, courtesy of Henry N. Abrams, Inc.
©2008 Rubin Museum of Art, courtesy of Henry N. Abrams, Inc.

The Dhammapada, one of Buddhism’s foundational scriptures, is a series of 423 verses attributed to the historical Buddha. The Rubin Museum of Art, in New York City, recently published The Way of the Buddha: The Illustrated Dhammapada. The verse and illustration above come from this beautiful new edition, which features over 300 pieces of traditional Buddhist artwork alongside classic teachings from the Pali canon

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