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The Album

This collection of recordings is the first release from a continuing project.

The lyrics were adapted from English translations of the Dhammapada, a traditional collection of sayings attributed to the Buddha

The album can be listened to as either a collection of individual recordings, or as a suite with five parts (more ..).

I've been fortunate to have this opportunity to work on understanding and communicating some of the Buddha's wisdom. I hope that others will benefit as well.

-- Rick Ferriss, August 2010

The cover photo

The album cover photo is from an old book about Florida nature and fishing: The Book of the Tarpon, by A. W. Dimock, with photographs by Julian Dimock. Published 1911 in New York by Outing Publishing Company. A while back I had the good fortune to come across an inexpensive copy of the first edition.

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The CD case

The CD case is designed to be cheap, protective and informative.

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Copyright, covers, etc

The songs and performances on the Dhammapada Songs EP are copyright 2010 by Richard Stark Ferriss.

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 notes by Rick Ferriss, Tampa, July 2010


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