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Lalitavistara: English Translation with Notes
By: Bijoya Goswani (Translator)

Lalitavistara, Bijoya Goswani (Translator)


 
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Translator: Bijoya Goswami
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9789381574140
Publication Date: 2001/2014

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The Lalitavistara is one of the greatest Buddhist texts, and presents us with one of the earliest accounts of Buddha's life. Nothing is known about its author or the specific period of its composition. It is called a Vaipulya sutra of Buddhism. Composed in what is known as Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit, it is something of an enigma and there are still controversies about its interpretation. It is extremely important today not only as a religious text, but a sociological historical and linguistic document as well.

Lalitavistara, Bijoya Goswani (Translator), The Asiatic Society, Hardcover, 424 pages, $40.00

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