Once the Buddha Was a Monkey : Ārya Śūra's "Jātakamālā" (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Once the Buddha Was a Monkey : Ārya Śūra's "Jātakamālā"

Author: Āryaśūra.; Peter Khoroche
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Āryaśūra.; Peter Khoroche
ISBN: 0226782158 9780226782157
OCLC Number: 718692245
Description: 294 p
Responsibility: transl. from the sanskrit by Peter Khoroche ; with a forew. by Wendy Doniger.


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"One would be a fool not to welcome the chance to read this book." - Richard Gombrich, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society "The general reader will be highly grateful for this new translation which, Read more...

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