ISBN: 9788177421514, 8177421514
The Bhesajjamanjusa, composed in Sri Lanka in the thirteenth century is the only known medical work available in Pali. It has drawn from about eighty medical treatises, some of which are Astangahrdaya, Astangasamgraha, Susrutasamhita, Carakasamhita, Siddhasara, Madhavanidana. It contains materials for study of bio-medical ethics, ethno-medicine, ethno-botany, medical anthropology, Pali lexicogr...
ISBN: 9789994693320, 9994693328
This bibliography is an attempt to update research material on specific aspects of the history and culture of the Buddhist world. The bibliography is based on published and unpublished literature including books, journals and reports, together with information from websites concerning Buddhist literature and accounts of relevant social activities carried out in the Lumbini area.
ISBN: 9788184701920, 8184701926
This work is an annotated catalogue of the library of Tamil manuscripts collected by the German Lutheran missionary, Bartholomaus Ziegenbalg, during his first two years in India in 1706-1708. The third section of this catalogue is considered have, with 119 enteries covering works of Hindu and Jaina provenance.
ISBN: 9788177420791, 8177420798
Cox, Whitney et al (ed.)
ISBN: 9788184701944, 8184701942
This collection of essays aims to trace the exchanges, responses, affinities and fissures between the worlds of Sanskrit and Tamil literary cultures in the medieval period. The literati who produced the works in these languages moved freely between domains that earlier Indological scholarship has tended to compartmentalise. The eleven studies presented in this volume strive to move beyond this ...
Lahuli, K Angrup
ISBN: 9788187127406, 8187127406
Cueppers, Christoph et al.
ISBN: 9789937553032, 9937553032
The present volume comprises the contributions of specialists from various fields of Buddhist Studies and attempts to position the traditions of the Birth of the Buddha.
Hahn, Michael (ed.)
ISBN: 9788177421040, 8177421042
The present book contains the first Indian edition of 17 (out of 34) legends from the Garland of Birth-Stories (Jatakamala) by the Kashmirian poet Haribhatta who lived not later than 400 CE. His composition, written in the prosimetric campu style, is a worthy successor to Aryasura's Jatakamala.
Hoernle, AF Rudolf (ed)
ISBN: 9788177421125, 8177421123
This is perhaps the oldest existing manuscript on Indian medicine. It was discovered at Kucha, principal oasis of Chinese Turkestan, on the great caravan route to China. A man from Kucha dug, in anticipation of getting some treasure, in an area supposed to contain an underground city. He found only this manuscript which he sold to Lt. L H Bower who had gone there on a mission from the Governmen...
ISBN: 9789380864198, 9380864191
...English tr. by Venugopal D Heroor, General ed. Dilip Kumar Rana.
ISBN: 9789380864334, 9380864337
... and annotation by S. Sankaranayanan. This work is a fresh, student-friendly commentary for the modern learner. The Bhasya text has been kept mostly in non-sandhi form, a boon to the fledging learner of Sanskrit. It has been transliterated into English followed by its word-to-word meaning, and after which is given a translation of the Bhasya that is as close and literal as possible to the Ac...
ISBN: 9788184702262, 8184702264
It is one of the earliest surviving goddess-oriented (sakta) tantras, its core probably dating back to the late seventh or early eighth century. The work is transmitted in a beautiful Nepalese palm-leaf manuscript of 11th century, which forms the basis for its critical edition. This volume includes the first published edition and annotated translation. ;
ISBN: 9788184702071, 8184702078
...Kiss.;The present volume contains a critical edition and annotated translation of three of its chapters: one on the central mandala of the cult, one on preliminary religious observances (vrata) prescribed for all practitioners (sadhaka), and one on instructions for each individual category of sadhaka -- instructions on transgressive sexual rituals for the Talaka, on strict rules of conduct f...
ISBN: 9788177420623, 8177420623
Buddha Gaya is one of the four holiest places of Buddhism. Here Buddha attained enlightenment after having meditated for 49 days under the bodhi tree. In the 3rd century BC emperor Asoka built a shrine to mark this spot of Buddha's sambodhi. A later stone railing enclosing this shrine survives from the Sunga period (1st century BC). Sanchi and Barhut depict the shrine on several reliefs. The sh...
ISBN: 9788177421286, 817742128X
This book is a survey of Buddhist art, literature, monasteries and general history of Mongolian lands, the transcreation of the 6000 plus works in the Kanjur and Tanjur, highlights of Lamaism across the centuries, the writing of 220 philosophical, ritual, hagiographical and historical works under the Manchu dynasty, and so on. The development continued till 1920s when the communists took over. ...
ISBN: 9788177420876, 8177420879
This book details the history of Turks in Central Asia from their first Empire on the Orkhon River from 546 to 658 AD, the second Empire from 678-747 AD, and the subsequent Uigur States in Kocho, Bisbalyq, East Turkestan and Kansu. It describes the origin and development of the Uigur language, and the formation of written Uigur literature from the oral tradition. The main thrust of the work is ...
ISBN: 9789746601047, 9746601040
The twelve essays in this volume survey aspects of Buddhism and Buddhist literature in pre-modern South-East Asia and Thailand, drawing on Pali and vernacular texts, liturgy, and inscriptions.
Roy, Pabitrakumar (ed.)
ISBN: 9788187127994, 8187127996
ISBN: 9789994693313, 999469331X
This volume is the outgrowth of a panel on Buddhism and violence at the XIIIth conference of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, held in Bangkok, December 2002.
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