xdhamma(1) graphical displayed verse from the Dhammapada.


xdhamma [OPTIONS] [num]


The Dhammapada is an anthology of 423 verses from the Kuddaka Nikaya part of the Theravada Pali Canon. It contains Buddhist ethical and spiritual precepts. One of the translations is by John Richards; the other is an older translation by F. Max Muller.

xdhamma prints a graphical notification using notify-send


-r | --richards (Default)
Use the Richards translation.
-m | --muller
Use the Muller translation.
-p | --polish
Use the Polish translation (default for Polish locale).
-g | --grunge
Use the grunge Buddha icon with notify-send.
-e | --enso
Use the enso icon with notify-send.
-l | --lotus
Use the lotus icon with notify-send.
-k | --kdialog
Display Dhammapada verse with kdialog.
-z | --zenity
Display Dhammapada verse with zenity.
Print the given number verse.


To display a verse each time you log in on a graphical (X Window) session, run xdhamma in your DE session start-up or ~/.xsession.






Please report bugs on Launchpad : https://bugs.launchpad.net/display-dhammapada


Author: bodhi.zazen <bodhizazen at fedoraproject dot org>

Program: Copyright GPL v3

Home Page: http://bodhizazen.net/display-dhammapada/

Richards' English translation of the Dhammapada: Copyright (C) 1993 John Richards, Pembrokeshire (UK), permission granted for use here. See http://eawc.evansville.edu/anthology/dhammapada.htm

Muller's translation of the Dhammapada: Public Domain, used here courtesy of Project Gutenberg.

Polish translation (by Zbigniew Becker): Public Domain, as explained at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain
See also http://mahajana.net/dhammapada/