LankaHeritage Releases Dhammapada CD set

The Buddhist Channel, Feb 22, 2006

Perth, Australia -- To fulfill a long felt need of Sinhala Buddhists everywhere, a four CD volume of the Dhammapada (Sinhala Version) was released by the Lanka Heritage.

The Dhammapada is one of the greatest literary products of Buddhist literature and philosophy. It is considered by many as Buddha?s own teaching and hence undoubtedly is the most popular canonical text of Buddhism contained in Tri-Pitaka. The Dhammapada, the wisdom and insight of Buddha, consists of 26 chapters called Vagga spanning into 423 verses.

Written as a text to be read, reread, and followed to lead a better life, Dhammapada is suitable for people of all religious backgrounds. It has been translated to many languages and is revered by all sects of Buddhist thought. There are hundreads of various translations of Dhammapada to English and Sinhala and is a commonly quoted by many in their day to day life.

The Compact Disk of the Dhammapada is created to fill the void of non-availability of Dhammapada in electronic format for listening pleasure. The CD Set contains complete Dhammapada verses chanted by Rev. Beruwala Siri Sobitha, B.A. (the resident monk at Srilankan Buddhist Temple Perth Australia) followed by sinhala explanation of each verse.

It is priced at Aust $20 for the four CD set plus A$6.00 Pkg/Postage (within Australia) and this is truly a treasure to buy. Profits if any will go to worthy causes.

For inquiries, please contact Nalin Jayawardane or Sanath Mapa of Perth, Australia.

Tel: 08-94951907

Tel: 08-94554760