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Buddhism - Its History and Literature

Buddhism - Its History and Literature
Item Code: NAX888
Author: T.W. Rhys Davids
Publisher: Kaveri Books Kaveri Books
Language: English
Edition: 2021
ISBN: 9789386463173
Pages: 176
Other Details: 9.00 X 6.00 inch
About the Book
This book 'Buddhism: Its History and Literature' consisting of six lectures delivered by one of the late 19th century's foremost experts on sacred Buddhist texts during 1894-1895 at a variety of highly respected educational institutions in United States. Published in the book form, these lectures cover Religious Theories in India before Buddhism; Authorities on which our Knowledge of Buddhism is Based; Notes on the Life of the Buddha; The Secret of Buddhism; Some Notes on the History of Buddhism. This book is lucid, informative and remains an excellent primer on Buddhist beliefs and practices.

About the Author
British scholar Thomas William Rhys Davids (1843-1922) was an expert in the ancient Indian language Pall and served as Professor of Pall and Buddhist Literature at the University College, London from 1882 to 1904. Prof. Davids was also the Chairman of the Pall Text Society, Secretary and Librarian of the Royal Asiatic Society and a constant contributor to its publications.

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