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The Glorious Deeds of Purna

Author : Joel Tatelman
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By providing an annotated translation of, and applying the methods of literary criticism to, a first-century account of the life of the saint Purna, this study introduces the reader to the richness and complexity of an essential Buddhist genre.

Buddhist Literature

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Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Author : Robert E. Buswell
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"Buddhism is one [of] the world's major religions with influences reaching far beyond its origins in East Asia, yet it is surprising that it has taken so long for a comprehensive reference source on this religion to appear. Macmillan's work covers not onl

Journal of the Pali Text Society

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Kleine Schriften

Author : Oskar von Hinüber
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Buddhist Studies Review

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Harvard Oriental Series

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Poems depicting Buddha's life and teachings.

Jaina Studies

Author : Colette Caillat
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Interest for Jain studies has increased considerably in the last decades. Scholars will be thankful to the organizers of the 12th World Sanskrit Conference who, for the first time in such a conference, planned a special panel on this field. The ten papers collected in this volume show the importance, abundance and variety of topics that can be considered. Philological analysis still proves useful, whether it concentrates on one particular work or on clusters of texts. A study of the strategy of narrative and predication needs a historical approach, kavya literature lends itself to renewed and indepth interpretations. Finally the reader will observe the constant renewal of Jainism, as some new literary genre or a new sect are seen to have gained momentum in modern times.

Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion

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Encyclopedia of Religion

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