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Gombrich, Richard F. (Richard Francis) 1937-

Overview
Works: 52 works in 290 publications in 7 languages and 6,691 library holdings
Genres: History  Self-instruction  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Sacred books  Juvenile works  Illustrations  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, jt.
Classifications: BL1139.22, 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 )
32 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geïllustreerde studies over de verschillende richtingen in het Boeddhisme en over de plaats van kloosterlingen binnen de samenleving in een aantal landen en gebieden van Azië
Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo by Richard F Gombrich( Book )
50 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,295 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
What the Buddha thought by Richard F Gombrich( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 823 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?
How Buddhism began the conditioned genesis of the early teachings by Richard F Gombrich( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 597 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
Buddhism transformed : religious change in Sri Lanka by Richard F Gombrich( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 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 )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and Sanskrit and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddhist precept and practice : traditional Buddhism in the rural highlands of Ceylon by Richard F Gombrich( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1971, this is an empirical study of religion - particularly religious change. In it, Gombrich explores all aspects of religious change in belief and practice in Ceylon, not only in modern times but over the two and a half millennia during which Buddhism has flourished
Sanskrit : an introduction to the classical language by Michael Coulson( Book )
16 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 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On being Sanskritic by Richard F Gombrich( Book )
11 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete Sanskrit by Michael Coulson( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and Sanskrit and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Welt des Buddhismus ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le monde du bouddhisme ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in French and held by 60 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]
Buddhist studies by World Sanskrit Conference( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers presented at the World Sanskrit Conference, held at Helsinki during 13-18 July 2003
Buddhist studies : in honour of Hammalava Saddhātissa ( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concise Rāmāyana of Vālmīki by Vālmīki( Book )
in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
India's most beloved and enduring legend, the Ramayana is widely acknowledged to be one of the world's great literary masterpieces. Novelist Menon has rendered the tale in lyrical prose that conveys all the beauty and excitement of the original, while making this classic accessible to a new generation of readers
Kindness and compassion as means to Nirvana by Richard F Gombrich( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (219)
German (9)
French (5)
Sanskrit (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
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