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Women Under Primitive Buddhism by I. B. Horner

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An attempt to present the position of the laywomen and the almswomen in historical focus. Here, for the first time, we read of women of sincere aspirations and earnest will, seeking the more, the better, in life.

This is the second of seven volumes that will present a complete and fully annotated translation of the Valmiki Ramayana of the seven sections of this great Sanskrit epic, the Ayodhyakanda is the most human, and it remains one of the best introductions to the social and political values of traditional India. This readable translation is accompanied by a commentary that elucidates the various problems of the text, whether philological, aesthetic, or cultural. Extensive use is made in the annotations of the numerous commentaries on the Ramayana composed in medieval India. The substantial introduction supplies a historical context for the poem and a critical reading that explores its literary and ideological components. The volumes of this work will present the entire Ramayana, translated here for the first time on the basis of the critical edition (Oriental Institute, baroda), which takes into account manuscripts representing all regional traditions.

Bumps to corners of dust jacket but overall in very good condition.

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Author(s):
I. B. Horner
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22x15cm
Edition:
2007 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
8120806646
ISBN-13:
9788120806641
Number of pages:
391
Publisher:
Motilal Banarsidass,India
Title:
Women Under Primitive Buddhism

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An attempt to present the position of the laywomen and the almswomen in historical focus. Here, for the first time, we read of women of sincere aspirations and earnest will, seeking the more, the better, in life.

This is the second of seven volumes that will present a complete and fully annotated translation of the Valmiki Ramayana of the seven sections of this great Sanskrit epic, the Ayodhyakanda is the most human, and it remains one of the best introductions to the social and political values of traditional India. This readable translation is accompanied by a commentary that elucidates the various problems of the text, whether philological, aesthetic, or cultural. Extensive use is made in the annotations of the numerous commentaries on the Ramayana composed in medieval India. The substantial introduction supplies a historical context for the poem and a critical reading that explores its literary and ideological components. The volumes of this work will present the entire Ramayana, translated here for the first time on the basis of the critical edition (Oriental Institute, baroda), which takes into account manuscripts representing all regional traditions.

Bumps to corners of dust jacket but overall in very good condition.

Author(s):
I. B. Horner
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22x15cm
Edition:
2007 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
8120806646
ISBN-13:
9788120806641
Number of pages:
391
Publisher:
Motilal Banarsidass,India
Title:
Women Under Primitive Buddhism

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