You’ve probably noticed that the teachings by the Buddha all start off in a very similar way.
Buddhism has various sets of rules known as “precepts”, which are similar to commandments or ethical rules in other religions except that they were not commanded by a god or supernatural being.
One of the teachings in Buddhism is about ‘impermanence’, which is one of the ‘Three Dharma Seals’. Impermanence means that “conditioned phenomena” come into this world through the combination of “causes and conditions” (and cease this way as well).
There are many different types of scripture and texts in the Buddhist world. These can be broken up into two categories:
There are many interpretations of the Dhammapada. Here is one you can use: