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Johnson, W. J. 1951-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 84 publications in 3 languages and 3,211 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sacred books 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: BL1138.62, 294.5924
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Most widely held works by W. J Johnson
The Bhagavad Gita ( )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The poem has inspired a wide variety of interpretations, both within India and beyond, and it is the best known and most widely read Hindu religious text in the Western world. This new translation is ideal for the non-specialist as well as for students of Indian religions, providing a full cultural and historical context in its introduction and notes."--Back cover
A dictionary of Hinduism by W. J Johnson ( Book )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Comprehensive reference book on the subject, covering practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, religious texts, and much more. Find authoritative information on all aspects of Hinduism, from bhakti and Divali to Tantra and temples"--Book jkt
The Sauptikaparvan of the Mahabharata : the massacre at night ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this, the tenth book of the great Indian epic, the Mahabharata, the war has finally ended in victory for the Pandavas. One of the vanquished, Asvatthaman, carries out his threat to massacre the victorious army as it sleeps, and then unleashes a weapon of total destruction. But now the great god, Krsna, makes an extraordinary intervention, and a new hope for the social and cosmic order emerges in the form of an unborn child."--BOOK JACKET
Mahābhārata ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
""The Forest" is Book Three of the Maha Bharata, "The Great Book of India." This final quarter of the account of the Pandavas' twelve-year exile in the forest contains four stirring stories that are among the best known in Indian literature."--BOOK JACKET
The recognition of Śakuntal-a : a play in seven acts ; Śakuntal-a in the Mah-abh-arata by Kālidāsa ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The recognition of Śakuntalā : a play in seven acts by Kālidāsa ( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta and Sakuntala, their separation by a curse and eventual reunion, is the supreme work of Sanskrit drama its greatest poet and playwright. This new verse translation includes the famous version of the story from the Mahabharata and an introduction to classical Indian aesthetics and drama. - ;KING Yes. I shall release you -SAKUNTALA When?KING When? When, like a bee, I kiss the bud of your unbruised lip And flood my thirsting mouth with nectar. Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta and Sakuntala, a hermitage girl, their separation by a curse
Harmless souls : karmic bondage and religious change in early Jainism with special reference to Umāsvāti and Kundakunda by W. J Johnson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study on purification of soul according to Jainism, with special references to Tattvārthādhigamasūtra of Umāsvāti, ca. 135-ca. 219, and Pravacanasāra and Samayasāra of Kundakunda
Mahābhārata : Book 3 : the forest ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakuntala ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kālidāsa's play produced in classic Nāṭyaśāstra style with authentic music, dance, costumes, makeup and mudras
The forest ; Vol. 4 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What prohibition has done for business by W. J Johnson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mahābhārata by Vyāsa ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mahābhārata ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Sanskrit and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harmless souls : Karmic bondage and religious change in Early Jainism with special reference to Um⁻asv⁻ati and Kundakunda by W. J Johnson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La postura di meditazione : manuale pratico per i meditanti di tutte le tradizioni by W. J Johnson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The problem of bondage in selected early Jaina texts by William John Johnson ( )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mahābhārata ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Sanskrit and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mahābhārata / Vanaparva / Adhyāya 273-315
The recognition of Śakuntal-a : Śakuntal-a in the Mah-abh-arata by Kālidāsa ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mahābhārata ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Sanskrit and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mahabharata : Book 3 : the forest ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, W. J.
Johnson, W. J., 1951-
Johnson, Will
Johnson, Will, 1951-
Johnson, Will J. 1951-
Johnson, Will (Will J.), 1951-
Johnson, William, 1951-
Johnson, William. J.
Languages
English (77)
Sanskrit (3)
Italian (2)
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