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Buddhacarita : in praise of Buddha's acts : (Taishō volume 4, number 192)

Author: Aśvaghoṣa; Charles Willemen; Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research,
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research, 2009.
Series: BDK English Tripiṭaka.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Gautama Buddha; Gautama Buddha.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aśvaghoṣa; Charles Willemen; Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research,
ISBN: 9781886439429 1886439427
OCLC Number: 643081176
Language Note: Translated from the Chinese translation of the Sanskrit original.
Description: xvii, 254 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Message on the Publication of the English Tripitaka (starting p. v) / Numata Yehan --
Editorial Foreword (starting p. vii) / Mayeda Sengaku --
Publisher's Foreword (starting p. ix) / John R. McRae --
Translator's Introduction (starting p. xiii) / Charles Willemen --
Buddhacarita: In Praise of Buddha's Acts --
Fascicle One --
ch. I Birth (starting p. 3) --
ch. II Life in the Palace (starting p. 13) --
ch. III Disgust (starting p. 19) --
ch. IV Renunciation (starting p. 25) --
ch. V Leaving the City (starting p. 31) --
Fascicle Two --
ch. VI Chandaka's Return (starting p. 39) --
ch. VII Entry into the Forest of Asceticism (starting p. 45) --
ch. VIII The Whole Palace in Grief (starting p. 51) --
ch. IX The Search for the Crown Prince (starting p. 59) --
Fascicle Three --
ch. X King Bimbisara Goes to the Crown Prince (starting p. 69) --
ch. XI The Reply to King Bimbisara (starting p. 75) --
ch. XII Visits to Arada and Udraka (starting p. 83) --
ch. XIII Mara's Destruction (starting p. 93) --
ch. XIV Abhisambodhi (starting p. 99) --
ch. XV Turning the Wheel of the Law (starting p. 107) --
Fascicle Four --
ch. XVI King Bimbisara and Disciples (starting p. 113) --
ch. XVII Conversion of the Great Disciples (starting p. 123) --
ch. XVIII The Conversion of Anathapindada (starting p. 129) --
ch. XIX The Meeting of Father and Son (starting p. 137) --
ch. XX Acceptance of the Jetavana Pure Abode (starting p. 145) --
ch. XXI Subduing the Maddened Elephant Dhanapalaka (starting p. 151) --
ch. XXII Lady Amra[pali]'s Meeting with the Buddha (starting p. 157) --
Fascicle Five --
ch. XXIII Staying Alive through [the Buddha's] Divine Power (starting p. 161) --
ch. XXIV Farewell to the Licchavis (starting p. 167) --
ch. XXV Parinirvana (starting p. 173) --
ch. XXVI The Great Parinirvana (starting p. 181) --
ch. XXVII The Eulogy of Nirvana (starting p. 191) --
ch. XXVIII The Division of the Relics (starting p. 201) --
Notes (starting p. 209) --
Glossary (starting p. 219) --
Bibliography (starting p. 223) --
Index (starting p. 225) --
A List of the Volumes of the BDK English Tripitaka (First Series) (starting p. 245)
Series Title: BDK English Tripiṭaka.
Other Titles: Buddhacarita.
Responsibility: translated from the Chinese by Charles Willemen.

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