A history of Indian Literature : Vol. II. Buddhist by Maurice Winternitz Trans. From the original German by Mrs.

By Maurice Winternitz Trans. From the original German by Mrs. S.Ketkar and Miss B.Kohn

Language: English
Pages: 693 (Vol II. Buddhist Literature and Jaina Literature)

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History of Indian Literature is a vintage paintings masking the total gamut of Indian secular and spiritual literature together with epic, Iyric, dramatic and didactic poetry, in addition to narrative and clinical prose. It comprises not just the massive variety of works of non secular literature - hymns, sacrificial songs, incantations, myths and legends, sermons, theological treatises, polemical writings, manuals of guideline on ritual and spiritual self-discipline but additionally the Iyrical and dramatic works, together with the 2 nice epics, the fairy-tales, fables, prose-narratives, the belles-lettres and works on quite a few sciences.

The inclusion of this significant fabric, overlaying virtually 3 thousand years of literary task, couldn't be compressed right into a unmarried quantity. accordingly this was once divided into volumes by means of the writer. quantity I comprises, in addition to an introductory bankruptcy, the Vedas, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the Puranas and the Tantras, whereas quantity II bargains with the Buddhist and the Jaina literature with an Index on the finish of every volume.


About the Author:

Maurice Winternitz used to be born in Austria on 23 December 1863. After the final touch of his experiences at his local city, he entered the collage of Vienna in 1880 for larger reviews. In 1885, he was once presented doctorate for his theses on 'Ancient Indian marriage ritual in response to Apastamba, in comparison with the wedding customs of the Indo-European peoples.' In 1898 he went over to Oxford as an amanuensis of Prof. Max Muller the place he stayed for sixteen years in which he labored for the instruction of the second one version of the Rgveda. in this interval, he begun the duty of cataloguing the Vedic manuscripts within the Bodleian Library and the Whis

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