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Title QuotedDhammapada
Date (Year/Month/Day)1956/05/07
Imprint[S.l.] : Oxfort University Press. 1950
QuotationFor al long time I have been meaning to write about several things. For one, I at last sent off the Dhammappada (or however you spell it) and the Tamil Kural. I was especially intersted in the former, and I guess it must be a pretty important Buddhist text. A lot of material is thoroughly familiar - detachment, purity of heart an so forth. I was glad to have the chance to look through it, and I kept a few notes.
Quotation SourceThomas Merton and James Laughlin: Selected Letters.; Edited by David D. Cooper. / New York: W.W. Norton. 1997, p. 114
Letter toJames Laughlin
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