The Dhammapada, Series 4

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Osho calls the incomparable Dhammapada sutras of Buddha, "the book of books." He explains that these sutras are concerned with every aspect of man's unawareness, and that Buddha's whole message is devoted to the raising of our consciousness. To enter into the Dhammapada with Osho is to witness a deep friendship of enlightened masters. These sutras were compiled by Buddha's disciples to contain the essence of all his teachings. This was the last turning of the Wheel of Dharma, 2,500 years ago. Osho's commentaries on these sutras set the Wheel of Dharma in motion again. Osho also answers questions from disciples and other seekers in alternate discourses all generously sprinkled with stories, personal anecdotes and, of course, a multitude of jokes. Visually this boxed set is stunning, without doubt a collector's set, and twelve volumes to dive into for years to come.
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Later published as part of Osho Books on CD-ROM.
Previously published as The Book of the Books, Vol 4.
Part of the twelve-volume boxed set The Dhammapada.
time period of Osho's original talks/writings
Aug 22, 1979 to Aug 31, 1979 (No dates are given in the book) : timeline
number of discourses/chapters
10   (see table of contents)


The Dhammapada, Series 4

. . . cover: The Way of the Buddha
title page: The Way of the Buddha . This Is the Path to the Ultimate Truth

Year of publication : 1991
Publisher : The Rebel Publishing House, Germany
ISBN 3-89338-094-9 (click ISBN to buy online)
Number of pages : 265
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : H
Edition notes : First edition. Copyright Osho International Foundation.
Size : 210 x 130 x 23 mm
Editing: Ma Prem Maneesha, Sw Krishna Prabhu
Type setting: Ma Prem Arya
Design: Sw Deva Anugito
Cover painting: Osho
Photography: Sw Premgit, Sw Anand Alok, Sw Veet Shastro, Ma Deva Sarito, Sw Anand Bashir, Osho Photo Services
Production: Sw Anand Surendra
Printing by Mohnsdruck, Gütersloh, West Germany

table of contents

edition 1991.01
chapter titles
event location duration media
1 Better Than a Hundred Years 22 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 46min audio
2 Via Transcendence 23 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 43min video
3 Be Quick to Do Good 24 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 55min audio
4 Truth Is Very Simple 25 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 46min audio
5 Dust Against the Wind 26 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 48min audio
6 Is This the Way It Is? 27 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 41min audio
7 See Yourself in Others 28 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 53min audio
8 Meditate a Little Bit 29 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 51min video
9 Awake to the Law 30 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 54min audio
10 Aes Dhammo Sanantano 31 Aug 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 41min video