Parallels to the Dhammapada Verses

A study of the parallels to the Dhammapada, both within the Pāli Canon and in other Indian language traditions.

collated and studied by

Ānandajoti Bhikkhu
(4th edition, May 2020)

 

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Part One: A Study of the Parallels

Part Two: Text with Parallel Listings

 

Abbreviations and Editions

Parallels from canonical texts

all Pali Text Society (PTS), Oxford

Abbr

Method

Edition

DN

sutta

Dīghanikāyo, eds. T.W. Rhys Davids and J.E. Carpenter (1889-1910)

MN

sutta

Majjhimanikāyo, ed. V. Trenckner & R. Chalmers (1888-1902)

SN

saṁyutta.sutta

Saṁyuttanikāyo, ed. L. Feer (1885-1900)

AN

nipāta.sutta

Aṅguttaranikāyo, ed. R. Morris & E. Hardy (1885-1900)

Ud

book.sutta

Udānaṁ, ed. P. Steinthal (1885)

Iti

sutta

Itivuttakaṁ, ed. E. Windisch (1889)

Sn

book.sutta

Suttanipātaṁ, ed. Dines Andersen and Helmer Smith (1913)

Vv

name

Vimānavatthu, ed. by N.A. Jayawickrama (1977)

Thag

name

Theragāthā, ed. H. Oldenberg (1883)

Thig

name

Therīgāthā, ed. R. Pischel (1883)

Ap

name

Apadānaṁ, M.E. Lilley (1925-7)

Ja

number.name

Jātakaṁ, V. Fausbøll (1877-1896)

MNidd

page

Mahāniddeso, ed. L. de La Vallée Poussin and E.J. Thomas (1916-7)

CNidd

comm. to verse number

Cullāniddeso, ed. L. de La Vallée Poussin and E.J. Thomas (1916-7)

Mil

name

Milindapañhaṁ, ed. V. Trenckner (1880)

Netti

page

Nettippakaraṇaṁ, ed. E. Hardy (1902)

Peṭak

page

Peṭakopadeso, ed. A. Barua (1949)

Kv

page

Kathāvatthu, ed. A.C. Taylor (1894, 1897)

Vin Sv

page

Vinaya Suttavibhaṅgo, ed. H. Oldenberg (1881)

Vin Mv

page

Vinaya Mahāvaggo, ed. H. Oldenberg (1879)

Parallels from Middle-Indo Aryan (MIA) texts

Publications

Book

Method

Edition

Patna

number [chapter.verse] vagga

Patna Dharmapada ed. by Margaret Cone (JPTS Vol XIII, Oxford 1989)

Gāndhārī

number [chapter.verse] vagga

The Gāndhārī Dharmapada ed. by John Brough (Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, 2001)

Udānavarga

chapter.verse chapter

Udānavarga edited by Franz Bernhard (Vandenhoeck + Ruprecht, Göttingen, 1965)

Divyāvadāna

page

Divyāvadāna ed. E.B. Cowell & R.A. Neil (Cambridge 1886)

Mahāvastu

book.page

Mahāvastu, ed. E. Senart (Paris, 1882, 1890, 1897)

Avadāna-śataka

book.page

Avadāna-śataka, ed. J.S. Speyer (St. Petersburg, 1902, 1906)

Mahākarma-vibhaṅga

chapter

Mahā-karmavibhaṅga, ed. by Sylvain Lévi (Paris, 1932)

Nibandhana

page

The Arthaviniścaya Sūtra & its Commentary (Nibandhana), edited by N. H. Samtani (Patna, 1971)

Jātakamālā

chapter.verse

Jātakamālā, edited P.L. Vaidya (Darbhanga, 1959)

Uttarādhyayanasūtraṁ

chapter.verse

Uttarādhyayanasūtraṁ, edited Muni Virendar (Bikaner, 1973)

Isibhāsiyāiṁ

chapter.verse

Isibhāsiyāiṁ, edited Mahopadhyay Vinayasagar (Jaipur, 1988)

Gretil Texts

Abhidharmadīpa

page

Abhidharmadīpa, based on Jaini, 1959

Abhidharmakośabhāṣyam

page

Abhidharmakośabhāṣyam, based on Pradhan, 1975 & Shastri, 1998

Abhidharmakośavyākhyā

page

Abhidharmakośavyākhyā, based on Wogihara, 1932-36

Abhisamācārikadharma

vol.page

Bhaiṣajyavastu

vol.page

Bhaiṣajyavastu, based on Dutt, 1939-1959

Bhikṣuṇī Vinaya

page

Bhikṣuṇī Vinaya, based on Roth, 1970

Cittaviśuddhiprakaraṇa

verse

Cittaviśuddhiprakaraṇa, based on Patel, 1949

Dharmasamuccaya

chapter.verse

Dharmasamuccaya, based on Caube, 1993

Dvāviṁśatyavadānakathā

chapter.verse

Dvāviṁśatyavadānakathā, based on Okada, 1993

Ekottarāgama-Fragmente

chapter.verse

Ekottarāgama-Fragmente, based on Tripathi, 1995

Garuḍapurāṇam

vol.chapter.verse

Garuḍapurāṇam, based on Venkatesvara, ??

Kalpanāmaṇḍitikā

??

Kalpanāmaṇḍitikā, based on Lüders, 1926

Kośāmbakavastu

vol.page

Kośāmbakavastu, based on Dutt, 1984

Mahābhārata

vol.chapter.verse

Mahābhārata 05, based on Bhandakar, 1999

Mahāsubhāṣitasaṅgraha

verse

Mahāsubhāṣitasaṅgraha, various, ??

Manusmti

chapter.verse

Manusmti, based on Yano & Ikari, 2020

Prajñākaramati

page

Prajñākaramati, based on Vaidya, 1961

Pravrajyāvastu

vol.page

Pravrajyāvastu, based on Vogel & Wille, 1984-2002

Prātimokṣasūtram (Mā)

(position).verse

Prātimokṣasūtram (Mā), based on Pachow & Mishra, 1956

Prātimokṣasūtram (Mā-L)

(position).verse

Prātimokṣasūtram (Mā-L), based on Tatia, 1976

Prātimokṣasūtram (Mūl)

(position).verse

Prātimokṣasūtram (Mūl), based on Banerjee, 1954

Prātimokṣasūtram (Sū)

(position).verse

Prātimokṣasūtram (Sū), based on von Simson, 1986 & 2000

Ratnāvalī

chapter.verse

Ratnāvalī, based on Vaidya, 1961

Satyasiddhiśāstram

page

Satyasiddhiśāstram, based on Sastri, 1975-78

Saṅghabhedavastu

vol.page

Saṅghabhedavastu, based on Gnoli, 1977-78

Suvarṇavarṇāvadāna

verse

Suvarṇavarṇāvadāna, based on Roy, 1971 & Rajapatirana, 1974

Yogalehrbuch

??

Yogalehrbuch, based on Schlingloff, 1964

Āyuḥparyantasūtra

verse

Āyuḥparyantasūtra, based on Matsumura, 1989

Śaraṇagamanadeśanā

verse

Śaraṇagamanadeśanā, based on Negi, 1992

Śarīrārthagāthā

verse

Śarīrārthagāthā, based on Enomoto, 1989

Śrīghanācārasaṁgrahaṭīkā

page

Śrīghanācārasaṁgrahaṭīkā, based on Singh, 1983