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Gombrich, Richard F. (Richard Francis) 1937-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 272 publications in 4 languages and 6,489 library holdings
Genres: History  Self-instruction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Collaborator
Classifications: BQ4012, 294.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard F Gombrich
The world of Buddhism : Buddhist monks and nuns in society and culture ( Book )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo by Richard F Gombrich ( Book )
42 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book, Richard Gombrich shows how Theravada Buddism has affected and been afected by its social surroundings. He explains what the Buddha owed to his predecessors and what he was arguing against. Many issues are raised and discussed
What the Buddha thought by Richard F Gombrich ( Book )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More about karma, and its social context -- The antecedents of the karma doctrine in Brahminism -- Jain antecedents -- What did the Buddha mean by "no soul"? -- The Buddha's positive values: love and compassion -- Assessing the evidence -- Everything is burning: the centrality of fire in the Bddha's thought -- Causation and non-random process -- Cognition; language; nirvana -- The Buddha's pragmatism and intellectual style -- The Buddha as satirist; brahmin terms as social metaphors -- Is this book to be believed?
Buddhism transformed : religious change in Sri Lanka by Richard F Gombrich ( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How Buddhism began the conditioned genesis of the early teachings by Richard F Gombrich ( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written by one of the world's top scholars in the field of Pali Buddhism, this work discusses various important doctrines and themes in early Buddhism. It takes "early Buddhism" to be that reflected in the Pali canon, and to some extent assumes that these doctrines reflect the teachings of the Buddha himself
Precept and practice: traditional Buddhism in the rural highlands of Ceylon by Richard F Gombrich ( Book )
12 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and German and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The perfect generosity of Prince Vessantara : a Buddhist epic ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanskrit by Michael Coulson ( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love lyrics by Amaru ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddhist precept and practice : traditional Buddhism in the rural highlands of Ceylon by Richard F Gombrich ( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanskrit : an introduction to the classical language by Michael Coulson ( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indian ritual and its exegesis ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On being Sanskritic by Richard F Gombrich ( Book )
10 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete Sanskrit by Michael Coulson ( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and Sanskrit and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Welt des Buddhismus ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le monde du bouddhisme ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Onze spécialistes suivent le développement du bouddhisme et de l'ordre monastique qui en est le pivot, des origines dans le nord-est de l'Inde, à travers leurs expansions dans les différentes régions d'Asie et, aujourd'hui, jusqu'en Europe et en Amérique. Un album illustré de près de 300 documents iconographiques. [SDM]
Der Theravada-Buddhismus : vom alten Indien bis zum modernen Sri Lanka by Richard F Gombrich ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddhist studies by World Sanskrit Conference ( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers presented at the World Sanskrit Conference, held at Helsinki during 13-18 July 2003
TheravÕada Buddhism a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo by Richard F Gombrich ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Theravada Buddhism" is widely recognised as the classic introduction to the branch of Buddhism found in Sri Lanka and parts of South East Asia. Written by a leading authority on Theravada Buddhism, this book takes account of the research, including the controversies of the date of the Buddha and social and political developments in Sri Lanka
Buddhist studies : in honour of Hammalava Saddhātissa ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gombrich, R.F., 1937-
Gombrich, Richard
Gombrich, Richard, 1937-
Gombrich, Richard F.
Gombrich, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1937-
Gombrich, Richard Francis.
Gombrich, Richard Francis, 1937-
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Languages
English (200)
German (7)
French (4)
Sanskrit (1)
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