JOIN OUR MAILING LIST


Join our mailing list!


  Home > Books & Publications > Books by Title A-Z >

Buddhism in Indian Literature
By: Narendra K. Dash, editor

Buddhism in Indian Literature


 
Our Price: $25.00
Members Price: $22.50
Author: Narendra K. Dash
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 8173053081
Publication Date: 2007

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Product Code: 15268
Qty:

Description About the author
 
Buddhism has made immense contribution and influence to Indian life and thought. Mahatma Gandhi once said, "Buddha's teachings like his heart was all-expanding and all-embracing, so it has survived his body and swept across the face of the earth". That Buddha's words exercised a potent influence on the culture of India over the centuries cannot be denied and it is expected that the literature in the major languages of India received inspiration in some way or the other from Buddha and his teachings in their literary and philosophical treatment. The present volume examines the relationship of Buddhism with a particular literature and see how it reacted to Buddhism with a particular literature and see how it reacted to Buddhism and Buddhist principles in the different periods of its history. The book also explains how Buddha's words were received in the society by common people as reflected in the literary words and how it gave rise to particular band of writers, composers and thought-leaders in different languages. The volume is a collection of the twenty two research papers contributed by erudite scholars in different parts of the country. The papers were presented in the National Seminar held at Santiniketan and organized jointly by Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla and Vishwa Bharati. This volume is bound to be an asset for those interested in the field of Buddhism.

Buddhism in Indian Literature, Narendra K. Dash, editor

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Books & Publications > Books by Title A-Z
Books > Books in Chinese
Books
Books & Publications