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The life of Buddha as legend and history.

Thomas, E. J.

The life of Buddha as legend and history.

by Thomas, E. J.

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [279]-288

    SeriesHistory of civilization, History of civilization (New York, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22794554M

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Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Life of Buddha: as legend and history Book Author: Thomas, Edward J. Life of Buddha as Legend and History book.

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Thomas (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 27 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(2). Excerpts from Reviews: The book is an important addition to the epoch making works of Rhys David, Kern and Oldenberg so far as the source books for the life of Buddha and history of Buddhism.

Till then, scholars particularly in Germany and England used to depend almost entirely on the Pali Sources. About the Book: This is an authoritative account of all that is known of the life of the great teacher by the late Edward J.

Thomas, who is highly regarded as a Buddhist scholar. He is the author of Early Buddhist Scriptures and The History of Buddhist Thought. Utilizing information that has never been presented in a Western form, Dr Thomas's treatment of his subject is as thorough as one. Genre/Form: Legends: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomas, E.J.

(Edward Joseph), Life of Buddha as legend and history. New Delhi: Asian. siddhartha becomes the buddha 53 part two section number page 1. trapusha and bhallika 55 2. the buddha is prepared to preach the doctrine 59 3. the buddha leaves for benares 61 4.

the buddha finds his former disciples 63 5. the story of the hermit and the hare 66 6. the story of padmaka 69 7. the buddha at the bamboo grove 72 8. Life of Buddha as legend and history.

New York: Barnes & Noble, (OCoLC) Online version: Thomas, E.J. (Edward Joseph), Life of Buddha as legend and history. New York: Barnes & Noble, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: E J Thomas.

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The Buddha (also known as Siddhattha Gotama or Siddhārtha Gautama) was a philosopher, mendicant, meditator, spiritual teacher, and religious leader who lived in Ancient India (c. 5th to 4th century BCE). He is revered as the founder of the world religion of Buddhism. He taught for around 45 years and built a large following, both monastic and lay.

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As a young man, Buddha lived a life of pleasure. He married a woman named Yashodhara, and together they had a son, Rahula. At the age of 29, Buddha renounced his family life and princely heritage and became a wandering mendicant spiritual seeker.

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