Buddhism Its History And Literature 1896

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Buddhism

Author : Thomas William Rhys Davids
ISBN : NYPL:33433081912853
Genre : Buddhism
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Buddhism

Author : Thomas William Rhys Davids
ISBN : 8120614445
Genre : Buddhism
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Buddhism Its History And Literature

Author : T. W. Rhys Davids
ISBN : 1417949066
Genre : Religion
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1909. American Lectures on the History of Religions First Series 1894-1895. This compilation of lectures delivered Rhys, the celebrated Buddhist scholar, comprises one of the earliest successful attempts at informing the Western audience about the teachings of Buddhism, its development into an international religion, the various schools that emerged with the passage of time, the sources which enable us to know its history and finally how its study began in the Western world. Contents: Lecture I. Religious Theories in India Before Buddhism; Lecture II. Authorities on Which Our Knowledge of Buddhism is Based; Lecture III. Notes on the Life of the Buddha; Lecture IV. The Secret of Buddhism; and Lecture V. The Secret of Buddhism. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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Buddhism

Author : T. W. Rhys Davids
ISBN : 9781596055988
Genre : Religion
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The remarkable fact is, that we have here set forth a view of religion entirely independent of the soul theories, on which all the various philosophies and religions then current in India were based; entirely free from the idolatries and superstitions of the day.... We are struck at once with the analogy between it and the ideals of the last pagan thinkers in Europe before the rise of Christianity, and of some of the most advanced thinkers to-day. And the similarity is no mere chance.-from "The Signs, the Path, and the Fetters"What firsthand sources of information do we have about the life of the Buddha? What are the stages of the Wheel of Life? How well do modes of Eastern and Western thought mesh? One of the late 19th century's foremost experts on sacred Buddhist texts offered this layman's introduction to India's great religious tradition in a series of popular lectures delivered in 1894-1895 at a variety of highly respected educational institutions, including Cornell University, Columbia College, and the Lowell Institute. Published in book form in 1896, the lectures cover: .Religious Theories in India Before Buddhism.Authorities on Which Our Knowledge of Buddhism Is Based.Notes on the Life of the Buddha.The Secret of Buddhism.Some Notes on the History of BuddhismLucid and informative, this remains an excellent primer on Buddhistic beliefs and practices.British scholar THOMAS WILLIAM RHYS DAVIDS (1843-1922) was an expert in the ancient Indian language Pali and served as professor of Pali at the University of London from 1882 to 1904. He wrote numerous articles about and published many translations of sacred Buddhist texts.
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Bulletin

Author : Philadelphia (Pa.). Mercantile Library Company
ISBN : CHI:098373138
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A History Of Sanskrit Literature

Author : Arthur Anthony Macdonell
ISBN : 8120800958
Genre : Sanskrit literature
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The work presents a complete history of Sanskrit literature in a condensed and succinct form. It embodies a general study of the Vedic, Epic, Puranic, classical and philosophical literature. It sheds light on the life and thought of Ancient and Medieval India as reflected in the literary productions of those periods. Through the brief epitome given in the Appendix on Technical Literature including Law, Science and Arts it provides information both interesting and instructive. The bibliographical notes and index appended at the end add to the value and render the work most useful to the reader. Even in this age of advanced historiography when even the outstanding researches of eminent antiquarians have become outdated, the utility of this small work has not diminished by the passing away of the three quarters of a century.
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Book Bulletin

Author : San Francisco Public Library
ISBN : STANFORD:36105027922942
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The Yale Review

Author : George Park Fisher
ISBN : PRNC:32101019188547
Genre : Little magazines
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New Catalogue Of British Literature

Author : Cedric Chivers
ISBN : UOM:39015033702757
Genre : English literature
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A record of the publications of the year arranged in a numerical sequence, with full details of the books, and two indexes: (1) Subjects and titles. (2) Authors.
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A History Of Sanskrit Literature

Author : Arthur A. MacDonell
ISBN : 9783752417067
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: A History of Sanskrit Literature by Arthur A. MacDonell
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