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Description - World of the Buddha by Lucien Stryk

This is a selection from among the most significant texts in the body of Buddhist literature, culled especially for readers who want a rich, varied, and comprehensive collection in one volume, and includes translations from Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Lao. For the benefit of the newcomer to Buddhism and to facilitate the use of this volume in an academic context the pieces are arranged in chronological order and each chapter is preceded by a separate commentary. In addition, there is a comprehensive description of life in India at the time of the Buddha and an outline of his life and mission.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780802130952
ISBN-10: 080213095X
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Publisher: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Publish Date: 18-Feb-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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