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Buddhanusmrti: A Glossary of Buddhist Terms

Buddhanusmrti: A Glossary of Buddhist Terms
$33.00
Item Code: IDF321
Author: Dr. Kala Acharya
Publisher: Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8170392462
Pages: 294
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 7.8" X 4.9"
weight of the book is 450 gm
From the Jacket:

Buddhanusmriti: A Glossary of Buddhist Terms is an essential resource for anyone who wants to know more about Buddhism and the Buddhist Philosophy. The work consists of the Introduction, the Glossary, the Appendices, and the Index. The Introduction provides a bird's eye view of the Buddhist Literature. The Glossary comprises selective commonly occurring terms in Buddhism. Most of the terms glossed are in Sanskrit for which their Pali and English equivalents are also given. Passages at the beginning of the Glossary, the references following major entries as well as the Appendices will help those intending further research. The index consisting of terms in all the three languages make cross referencing easy.

About the Author:

Recipient of several prestigious gold medals and honours during her illustrious academic career at Nagpur, Kala Acharya did her doctorate from the University of Mumbai. She has been felicitated as Sanskrit Pandita by the Government of Maharashtra besides being honoured by institutions, for her contribution to the cause of Sanskrit. Her research papers presented in various national and international seminars and conferences have been widely acclaimed. Dr. Acharya is the Director of K.J. Somaiya Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham (a research institute also imparting training in Indian culture) since its inception in 1989.

CONTENTS
Publisher's Note VI
Foreword VII
Preface IX
Acknowledgements X
Key to Transliteration XII
To Use Buddhansumrti XIII
List of Abbreviations XV
Dedication XVI
Introduction 1
The Life of Gautama Buddha 1
Dharma 7
The Buddha and Thinkers in India 18
Buddhist Philosophy 23
Buddhist Schools and Sects 27
Spread of Buddhism 41
Survey of Buddhist Literature 45
Glossary 85
Appendices 223
Appendix A Ayatanani 223
Appendix B Dhatavah 223
Appendix C Cittam 224
Appendix D Cetasika 235
Appendix E Rupam 238
Appendix F Citta Viprayukta Samskara Dharmah 240
Appendix G Vajrayanam 241
Appendix H Paccaya 242
Appendix I Dhyanani 244
Appendix J Pratityasamutpadah 245
Bibliography 246
Index 249

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