skip to content
Lustful maidens and ascetic kings : Buddhist and Hindu stories of life Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Lustful maidens and ascetic kings : Buddhist and Hindu stories of life

Author: Roy C Amore; Larry D Shinn
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Includes stories about family and social roles and lay and monastic values.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Amore, Roy C., 1942-
Lustful maidens and ascetic kings.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1981
(DLC) 80019740
(OCoLC)6581623
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy C Amore; Larry D Shinn
ISBN: 9780195365351 0195365356
OCLC Number: 655789757
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 198 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Man. The Brahman in the graveyard --
Good King Nala's downfall --
The wisdom of a child. Woman. The carpenter's wife --
Savatri and the god of death --
The radiant Sambula --
The queen who cried rape --
The prostitute who lost her charm. Children. A goddess is born --
A journey into hell --
How a king learned to care for parents --
The only-child who left home. King. The serpent with one hundred heads --
The wise old crow --
A king and a dove --
As the king, so the kingdom --
A deer king offers his life --
The day the sun did not rise. Teacher/priest. The Brahman and the demons --
The curse of a Brahman --
Buddha sets the wheel in motion --
A teacher's tricky test --
How the clever father saved his sons. Ascetic. The monkey-faced suitor --
The destruction of love --
Buddha finds a middle path --
The man who wouldn't be king. Courage. The warrior's death --
The goddess who drank blood --
The goat who laughed and cried --
King Goodness refuses to fight. Purity. A test of fire --
The suitable husband --
How a youth lost his virtue --
The Brahman and the sacred river. Generosity. The gift of crows --
A mistaken gift --
The king who gave away his kingdom --
The Buddhist Job --
A mansion in heaven. Self-sacrifice. Death's substitute --
A handful of rice --
The hare in the moon --
The eye transplant. Truthfulness. An act of truth --
The power of a lie --
The eye restored --
The woman who cursed herself --
Pride goeth before a fall. Self-control. The foolish jackal --
The standing ascetic --
The mute prince --
The servant who tested her mistress. Asceticism. A boon of immortality --
Arjuna's penance --
Asceticism now, nymphs later! --
The ascetic who visited home. Detachment. The boy who laughed at death --
The well of life --
The man who didn't notice women --
The destruction of the world. Compassion. The dove and the mouse --
The ascetic and the deer --
Tend the sick --
The dying Buddha's compassion.
Responsibility: Roy C. Amore, Larry D. Shinn ; ill. by Sharon Wallace.
More information:

Abstract:

Includes stories about family and social roles and lay and monastic values.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A marvellous introductory text, well-organized and clearly written. The renditions of stories are readable and engaging. Edward T. Gilday, Bowdoin College A delicious repast of stories, delightfully Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/655789757> # Lustful maidens and ascetic kings : Buddhist and Hindu stories of life
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "655789757" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008112451> ; # Tales--India
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210276> ; # India.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797340724#Topic/social_science_folklore_&_mythology> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Folklore & Mythology
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1142246> ; # Tales
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010115338> ; # Tales--India--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/398.20954/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797340724#Topic/indische_godsdiensten> ; # Indische godsdiensten
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/110460799> ; # Larry D. Shinn
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/97622566> ; # Roy C. Amore
    schema:datePublished "1981" ;
    schema:description "Detachment. The boy who laughed at death -- The well of life -- The man who didn't notice women -- The destruction of the world."@en ;
    schema:description "Truthfulness. An act of truth -- The power of a lie -- The eye restored -- The woman who cursed herself -- Pride goeth before a fall."@en ;
    schema:description "Asceticism. A boon of immortality -- Arjuna's penance -- Asceticism now, nymphs later! -- The ascetic who visited home."@en ;
    schema:description "Purity. A test of fire -- The suitable husband -- How a youth lost his virtue -- The Brahman and the sacred river."@en ;
    schema:description "King. The serpent with one hundred heads -- The wise old crow -- A king and a dove -- As the king, so the kingdom -- A deer king offers his life -- The day the sun did not rise."@en ;
    schema:description "Woman. The carpenter's wife -- Savatri and the god of death -- The radiant Sambula -- The queen who cried rape -- The prostitute who lost her charm."@en ;
    schema:description "Self-control. The foolish jackal -- The standing ascetic -- The mute prince -- The servant who tested her mistress."@en ;
    schema:description "Self-sacrifice. Death's substitute -- A handful of rice -- The hare in the moon -- The eye transplant."@en ;
    schema:description "Courage. The warrior's death -- The goddess who drank blood -- The goat who laughed and cried -- King Goodness refuses to fight."@en ;
    schema:description "Ascetic. The monkey-faced suitor -- The destruction of love -- Buddha finds a middle path -- The man who wouldn't be king."@en ;
    schema:description "Man. The Brahman in the graveyard -- Good King Nala's downfall -- The wisdom of a child."@en ;
    schema:description "Children. A goddess is born -- A journey into hell -- How a king learned to care for parents -- The only-child who left home."@en ;
    schema:description "Includes stories about family and social roles and lay and monastic values."@en ;
    schema:description "Compassion. The dove and the mouse -- The ascetic and the deer -- Tend the sick -- The dying Buddha's compassion."@en ;
    schema:description "Generosity. The gift of crows -- A mistaken gift -- The king who gave away his kingdom -- The Buddhist Job -- A mansion in heaven."@en ;
    schema:description "Teacher/priest. The Brahman and the demons -- The curse of a Brahman -- Buddha sets the wheel in motion -- A teacher's tricky test -- How the clever father saved his sons."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/797340724> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/6581623> ;
    schema:name "Lustful maidens and ascetic kings : Buddhist and Hindu stories of life"@en ;
    schema:productID "655789757" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/655789757#PublicationEvent/new_york_oxford_university_press_1981> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797340724#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:url <http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/6581623.html> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=53317&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=53317> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=330543> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10278448> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195365351> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/655789757> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797340724#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797340724#Topic/indische_godsdiensten> # Indische godsdiensten
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Indische godsdiensten"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797340724#Topic/social_science_folklore_&_mythology> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Folklore & Mythology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Folklore & Mythology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008112451> # Tales--India
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tales--India"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010115338> # Tales--India--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tales--India--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1142246> # Tales
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tales"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210276> # India.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "India." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110460799> # Larry D. Shinn
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1942" ;
    schema:familyName "Shinn" ;
    schema:givenName "Larry D." ;
    schema:name "Larry D. Shinn" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/97622566> # Roy C. Amore
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1942" ;
    schema:familyName "Amore" ;
    schema:givenName "Roy C." ;
    schema:name "Roy C. Amore" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195365351>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0195365356" ;
    schema:isbn "9780195365351" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/6581623>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Lustful maidens and ascetic kings." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/655789757> ; # Lustful maidens and ascetic kings : Buddhist and Hindu stories of life
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.