The Dhammapada, Series 5

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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.
Part of the twelve-volume boxed set The Dhammapada.
time period of Osho's original talks/writings
Oct 11, 1979 to Oct 20, 1979 (No dates are given in the book) : timeline
number of discourses/chapters
10   (see table of contents)


The Dhammapada, Series 5

. . . 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 3-89338-095-7 (click ISBN to buy online)
Number of pages : 264
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : H
Edition notes : First edition. Copyright Osho International Foundation.
Size : 210 x 130 x 23 mm
Editing: Sw Geet Govind, Ma Prem Maneesha, Ma Deva Sarito
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 The World Is on Fire 11 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 54min audio
2 The Heart Has No Questions 12 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 41min audio
3 What You Desire You Will Become 13 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 42min audio
4 Morning Has Broken 14 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 45min audio
5 Love Knows Nothing of Duty 15 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 50min audio
6 Christ: The Last Christian 16 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 48min audio
7 You Are the Source 17 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 58min audio
8 A Little Taste of Buddhahood 18 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 40min audio
9 Entering the Stream 19 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 55min audio
10 This Mad, Mad Game 20 Oct 1979 am Buddha Hall, Pune 1h 51min audio