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Once the Buddha was a monkey : Ārya Śūra's Jātakamālā

Author: Āryaśūra.; Peter Khoroche
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents thirty-four traditional stories about the Buddha in his previous incarnations, both human and animal. This book paints a vivid picture of life at a high point in ancient Indian culture, city  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Paraphrases
Named Person: Gautama Buddha; Gautama Buddha.; Buddha.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Āryaśūra.; Peter Khoroche
ISBN: 0226780031 9780226780030 0226782158 9780226782157
OCLC Number: 19669921
Notes: Translation of: Jātakamālā.
Description: xix, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Jātakamālā.
Responsibility: translated from the Sanskrit by Peter Khoroche ; with a foreword by Wendy Doniger.
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