printed in The Buddhacarita or Life of Buddha by Aśvaghoṣa, which was The Sanskrit text of the Buddha-carita was published at the beginning of last year. 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) .

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Saundarananda Mahakavya of Sri Asvaghosa. I ordered a book for my mother and it came within a few days from India to NYC!! Only the first half of the Buddhacarita remains intact in Sanskritbut all 28 chapters are preserved in Chinese 5th century and Tibetan translations.

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A huge war indemnity was demanded, and the ruler of Varanasi handed over instead a symbolic tribute, a begging bowl said to have been used by both the Buddha and Ashvaghosha. Keep Exploring Britannica Jesus. Contact our editors with your feedback. Literature kavya form In kavya In South Asian arts: Ashvaghosa, another major dramatist who wrote in Sanskrit, based his works on Buddhist themes.


Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era. Please try again later. Legend obscures the man, but it is known that he was an outspoken opponent of Buddhism until, after a heated debate with a noted Buddhist scholar on the relative merits ashvaghoshq Hinduism and Buddhism, he accepted the value of Buddhism and became a disciple of his erstwhile opponent. Jagdish Chandra Mishra Paperback Edition: At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.


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