The Dhammapada is a collection of 423 Buddhist verses, arranged into 26 chapters by topic. It is said by many to contain the essence of the Buddha s teachings, and is one of the best-loved works in the Pali Canon. This application generates a verse of the Dhammapada each time it is opened, making it a nice addition to the Startup Items folder. In addition, the entire text of the Dhammapada is available for browsing and reading in the conventional, linear way. Individual verses and chapters can be saved as text files and printed from the File menu, and the Edit menu allows for the copying of text. If you encounter unfamiliar terms, there is a "Useful Definitions" item under the Apple menu.