Definitions for "Dhammapada"
It is a compilation of 423 short verses of the Buddha, teachings given at various times and places. It is regarded as the "original" teaching of the Buddha, which can be used for reference, moral instruction and inspiration.
It is one of the most ancient sutra in Buddhism. It is a record of the quotations of Shakyamuni, which is comparatively easy to understand. It is so common that it is said to be the "Bible" of Buddhism. There are 26 chapters consisting of 423 quotations/statements.
The best known of all the Buddhist scriptures. This collection of 423 verses outlines the key ideas of the Buddhist understanding of the human condition.