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Life of the Buddha

Author: Aśvaghoṣa.; Patrick Olivelle
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2008.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library, 33.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the Buddha's teaching as the culmination of the Brahmanical tradition

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Genre/Form: Biographie
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Poetry
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aśvaghoṣa.
Life of the Buddha.
New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2008
(OCoLC)867514253
Named Person: Gautama Buddha; Gautama Buddha.; Aśvaghoṣa.; Buddha.; Gautama Buddha.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aśvaghoṣa.; Patrick Olivelle
ISBN: 9780814762165 0814762166
OCLC Number: 144598225
Language Note: In English and Sanskrit
Notes: Poems.
Description: lv, 497 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: The Birth of the Lord --
Life in the Ladies' Chambers --
Becoming Dejected --
Rebuffing the Women --
The Departure --
Chándaka is Sent Back --
Entering the Ascetic Grove --
Lamenting in the Seraglio --
Search for the Prince --
Encounter with King Shrenya --
Condemnation of Passion --
The Meeting with Aráda --
Victory Over Mara --
The Awakening.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library, 33.
Other Titles: Buddhacarita.
Responsibility: by Aśvaghoṣa ; translated by Patrick Olivelle.
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