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Buddhacarita or Acts of the Buddha by Asvaghosa (Reprint of complete English translation based on Sanskrit, Tibetan and Chinese sources, 1936)

by Asvaghosa

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oriental & Indian philosophy,
  • Sanskrit Literature,
  • Religion,
  • Sanskrit,
  • Buddhism - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsE.H. Johnston (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages527
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9070214M
    ISBN 108120812794
    ISBN 109788120812796

    About the Book; The Buddhacarita: In Praise of Buddha’s Acts is a complete biography of Sakyamuni, from his birth until after his death (parinirvana), when his relics were distributed. Composed by Asvaghosa (early second century CE) the text was rendered into Chinese by Baoyun in CE from the original Sanskrit, creating a simplified version that would be more easily understandable to a. Based closely on the biographical information in the Pali Tipitaka Asvaghosa's Buddhacarita is remarkably free from the mythological accretions that surrounded the Buddha at the time, and is widely considered a masterpiece of Sanskrit literature.

    Ashvaghosha, philosopher and poet who is considered India’s greatest poet before Kalidasa (5th century) and the father of Sanskrit drama; he popularized the style of Sanskrit poetry known as kavya. Ashvaghosha was born a Brahman. Legend obscures the man, but it is known that he was an outspoken. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Buddhacarita or Acts of the Buddha by Asvaghosa (Reprint of complete English translation based on Sanskrit, Tibetan and Chinese sources, 1936) by Asvaghosa Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Buddhacarita is the most famous work of Asvaghosa, the well-known Buddhist poet-philosopher supposed to have been a contemporary of King Kaniska of the early 2nd century a.c.

Of the twenty-eight cantos of the epic poem a little less than half is now available in the original, but complete translations in Chinese and Tibetan have been preserved/5(5).

The Buddhacarita is the most famous work of Asvaghosa, the well-known Buddhist poet-philosopher supposed to have been a contemporary of King Kaniska of the early 2nd century a.c. Of the twenty-eight cantos of the epic poem a little less than half is now available in the original, but complete translations in Chinese and Tibetan have been preserved/5(5).

The Buddhacarita: In Praise of Buddha’s Acts is a complete biography of Sakyamuni, from his birth until after his death (parinirvana), when his relics were distributed.

Composed by Asvaghosa (early second century CE) the text was rendered into Chinese by Baoyun in CE from the original Sanskrit, creating a simplified version that would be more easily understandable to a Chinese audience.5/5(3). The Buddhacarita: In Praise of Buddha's Acts is a complete biography of Sakyamuni, from his birth until after his death (parinirvana), when his relics were distributed.5/5(1).

From the Book The Buddhacarita is the most famous work of Asvaghosa, the well-known Buddhist poet-philosopher supposed to have been a contemporary of King Kaniska of the early 2nd century A.D. the twenty-Eight cantos of the epic poem a little less than half is now available in the original, but complete translations in Chinese and Tibetan have been preserved.

Aśvaghoṣa's Buddhacarita, Or, Acts of the Buddha. The Buddhacarita is the most famous work of Asvaghosa, the well-known Buddhist poet-philosopher supposed to have been a contemporary of King Kaniska of the early 2nd century a.c.

Of the twenty-eight cantos of the epic poem a little less than half is now available in the original, but complete translations in Chinese and Tibetan have been Reviews: 1. This is a reprint of the University of the Punjab (Lahore) edition of Asvaghosa's Buddhacarita or Acts of the Buddha, translated into English by E.H.

Johnston. Part I is the complete Sanskrit text of Cantos I to XIV, using as its chief authority a Sanskrit manuscripts dating from approximately A.D., supplemented by the Tibetan version and a fifth century A.D. Chinese translation. Between andhe published an edition and translation of the Buddhacarita ("Acts of the Buddha") by the second-century author, Asvaghosa; this was described in The Times as his "magnum opus".

Buddhacarita, also spelled Buddhacharita, in full Buddhacarita-kavya-sutra (Sanskrit: “Poetic Discourse on the Acts of the Buddha”), poetic narrative of the life of the Buddha by the Sanskrit poet Ashvaghosha, one of the finest examples of Buddhist author, who lived in northern India in the 1st–2nd century ce, created a loving account of the Buddha’s life and teachings.

Full text of "Buddhacarita Or The Acts Of The Buddha" See other formats. Buddhacharita ("Acts of the Buddha"; Buddhacaritam, Devanagari बुद्धचरितम्) is an epic poem in the Sanskrit mahakavya style on the life of Gautama Buddha by Aśvaghoṣa, composed in the early second century CE.

Of the poem's 28 cantos, the first 14 are extant in Sanskrit complete (cantos 15 to 28 are in incomplete form). Book XIV, (Untitled) Preface to the electronic edition The text and translation of Buddhacarita presented here is for the most part that printed in The Buddhacarita or Life of Buddha by Aśvaghoṣa, which was prepared by Professor Edward B.

Cowell (first published in [text] & [translation], reprinted together New Delhi, ). Books > Buddhist > Buddha > बुद्धचरित (संस्कृत एवं हिन्दी अनुवाद) - Buddhacharita of Asvaghosa Pages from the book बुद्धचरित (संस्कृत एवं हिन्दी अनुवाद) - Buddhacharita of Asvaghosa.

Asvaghosa's Buddhacarita or Acts of the Buddha Complete Sanskrit Text with English Translation Parts 1,2 & 3 Johnston, E.H. Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, Delhi (). Buddhacarita or Acts of the Buddha by Asvaghosa Buddhacarita or Acts of the Buddha by Asvaghosa (Sanskrit) Paperback – 31 December by E.H.

Johnston (Author)/5(6). The Sanskrit text of the Buddha-carita was published at the beginning of last year [i.e ] in the ‘Anecdota Oxoniensia,’ and the following. English translation is. The Buddhacarita is the most famous work of Asvaghosa, the well-known Ashvaghosha Buddhacarita: In Praise of Buddha’s Acts (BDK English Tripitaka).

The most poignant scenes on the path to his Awakening are when the young prince Siddhartha, the future Buddha, is con The Buddhist monk composed Life of the Buddha in the first or second century CE probably in Ayodhya.4/5.

The Paperback of the Buddhacarita: Acts of the Buddha by Asvaghosa Brahman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : About the Book The Buddha-Carita will tell us little new about Buddhism and its history, but it is full of information for those who are interested in the history of Sanskrit literature; and I am sure that other and younger eyes than mine will bring many points of interest to light which I have failed to see, as I was too much engrossed with minute varieties of reading and difficulties of.

This book is the paperback edition (cloth is ISBN ) of the reprint of the Lahore edition of Asvaghosa's Buddhacarita, translated in English by E.H. Johnston.

Part I is the complete Sanskrit text of Cantos I to XIV, using as its chief authority a Sanskrit manuscript dating from app.

AD, supplemented by the Tibetan version and a fifth century A.D. Chinese translation/5. “Buddhacarita of Asvaghosa: A critical study” and thus find out the major outcomes.

The Buddhacarita has two parts and each part is divided into 14 cantos. In the first part, the life of Buddha since his enlightenment is dealt with and the part two is devoted to the description of his return to Size: KB.The Buddhacarita is the most famous work of Asvaghosa, the well-known Buddhist poet-philosopher supposed to have been a contemporary of King Kaniska of the early 2nd century a.c.

Of the twenty-eight cantos of the epic poem a little less than half is now available in the original, but complete translations in Chinese and Tibetan have been preserved.This is a reprinting of the University of the Panjab (Lahore) edition of Asvaghosa's Buddhacarita or Acts f the Buddha, translated into English by E.

H. Johnston. Part I is the complete Sanskrit text of Cantos I to XIV, using as its chief authority a Sanskrit manuscript dating from approximately A.D., supplemented by the Tibetan.