Gandhāran Avadānas : British Library Kharoṣṭhī fragments 1-3 and 21 and supplementary fragments A-C (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Gandhāran Avadānas : British Library Kharoṣṭhī fragments 1-3 and 21 and supplementary fragments A-C

Author: Timothy Lenz
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2010.
Series: Gandhāran Buddhist texts, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Volume 6 now returns to the study of Gandharan avadanas and purvayogas in the British Library Collection begun in the third volume of the series. Subsequent volumes will continue the publication of texts from the British Library and Senior Collections, as well as materials of similar types from other sources."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Lenz
ISBN: 9780295990132 0295990139
OCLC Number: 463454556
Language Note: In English and Sanskrit
Description: xxiii, 177 pages, 19 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Series Title: Gandhāran Buddhist texts, v. 6.
Responsibility: Timothy Lenz.

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Features editions and studies of five fragmentary scrolls containing collections of avadanas, or edifying stories. This title presents manuscript fragments that comprise twenty-one avadanas that  Read more...

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These schematic stories are fascinating puzzles, rough drafts for Buddhist literature to come, and Lenz is an excellent guide for making sense of them. -- Andy Rotman * Religious Studies Review *

 
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