Introduction As we are Buddhists, most of we are familiar to Buddhist Literatures. Therefore I believe that there is no one who does not even hear Tree Baskets known as Tipitaka Pali Canons which are the doctrines or the teachings which were taught b the Buddha in Buddhism in !"## ears ago. In this m assignment paper, I will talk about $hammapada%aṭṭhakath&, one of the most widel known and read Buddhist Literatures as like 'uote book in Buddhist countries. I will give information about it including the author, period of the te(t and place, main purpose of te(t, how it was arranged or chapter and so on. Dhammapada-aṭṭhakathā Dhamma+pada+aṭṭhakathā: $hamma)The Teachings of Buddha, *ource of things and Truth, The +niversal Law, ,ature, Phenomenon. Pada or P&da) -a , Path, Position and Aṭṭhakath&) .(planations in details. $hammapada%aṭṭhakath& is $hammapada/s the commentar , a te(t containing stories and e(plaining the different occasions on which the 0!1 verses that were uttered b the Buddha were arranged in !2 3agga or chapters in the $hammapada which is the second book of 4huddaka ,ika a or minor collection of the *utta Pitaka in Theravada Buddhist P&li Canon. A considerable numbers of $hammapada%aṭṭhakath&/s stories are found in various parts of the P&li Canon and several stories are either directl derived from the 5&taka commentar and other te(t such as +d&na, *am utta ,ika a, Anguttara Commentar , 6inlindapanha etc. It is believed that the author of $hammapada%aṭṭhakath& is the most greatest Buddhist commentator 3en.Buddhaghos7a who was born in 8indu famil in south India near +ddhaga a. After become a Buddhist monk, he came to Ce lon 9now *ri Lanker: and studied *hinhalese Buddhist te(ts and commentaries at 6ahavihara monaster . 8e rendered the *inhalese commentaries into Pali also he wrote man commentaries on Tipitaka and his own famous book 3isuddhimagga. 8is period is said to be between 0th and "th centur A.$.

In the $hammapada%aṭṭhakath&. more accuratel . Vagga or Chapter in Dhammapada-aṭṭhakathā The $hammapada%aṭṭhakath& is divided into !2 3agga or chapters. . 3agga or Chapter             1 The . $elhi. !##" . more strictl . of stories in each 3agga =0 E E =! =" == =# =0 =! == E =# Chapter =< The Twin%3erses Chapter !< Dn . closing with utterance of the 90: stan>a or stan>as? 9": word%for%word commentar or gloss on the stan>a? 92: brief statement of the spiritual benefits which accrued to the hearer or hearers? 9@: stor of the Past? or.o. stor of the present 9paccuppanna%vatthu:.ugene -atson Burlingame..ordinaril each stor of this t pe consists of eight subdivision. 6otilal Banarasidass Publishers. arrangement of the verses b subCects containing 1#" stories.(istence 9atita%vatthu? 9A: identification of the personages of the *tor of the Past with those of the *tor of the PresentB=. *tor of Previous . as follows< 9=: citation of the stan>a 9gatha: to which the stor relates? 9!: mention of the person or persons with reference to whom the stor was told? 91: stor proper? or.vil Chapter =#< Punishment Chapter ==< Dld Age Chapter =!< *elf Tr.arnestness Chapter 1< Thought Chapter 0< Flowers Chapter "< The Fool Chapter 2< The -ise 6an 9Pandita: Chapter @< The 3enerable 9Arhat: Chapter A< The Thousands Chapter E< . Buddhist Legends Part =.

html 93iew $ate< "%1%==: . *ri $hammananda: Conclusion GThe BuddhaHs Path of -isdom.! 9I Acharya Buddharakkhita: In m conclusion. 9I count stories number from $hammapada b Tr. spiritual goal for ever one.lephant Chapter !0< Thirst or Craving Chapter !"< The Bhikhhu 96endicant: Chapter !2 % The Brahmana == E A E A =! =# =! E E A =! =! 0# There are 1#" stories in !2 3agga or chapters in $hammapada%aṭṭhakath&.orgJtipitakaJknJdhpJdhp. 4.accesstoinsight. but is full applicable on the ground that the verses of the $hammapada all originate from the BuddhaHs wisdom and lead the one who follows them to a life guided b that same wisdomB. $hammapada%aṭṭhakath& is clear tales which focuses on ethical conduct.intro. As we see there are man different matters or stories which tell us to reali>e the 2 http<JJwww.budd. guidance of the true wa of life.G is not literal.              Chapter =1< The -orld Chapter =0< The Buddha 9The Awakened: Chapter ="< 8appiness Chapter =2< Pleasure Chapter =@< Anger Chapter =A< Impurit Chapter =E< The 5ust Chapter !#< The -a or the Path Chapter !=< 6iscellaneous Chapter !!< The $ownward Course Chapter !1< The .

3aranasi. Two 3olumes. Law 9Bimala Churn Law:. A History of Pali Literature. !##" 1% *ri. The Penang Buddhist Association.. *o it should be applied for benefits of our ever da life. Buddhist Legends Part =.ugene -atson Burlingame. 6otilal Banarasidass Publishers. 4 $hammananda.ven one short stan>a has deep meaningful of what the Buddha taught. !##" .meaning of verses and worth of living as human beings in this present life time. C. $elhi. =E@0. !% Tr. . Bharati a Publishing 8ouse. The Dhammapada.B. Reference =% Tr. Penang.