1st Edition

The Glorious Deeds of Purna A Translation and Study of the Purnavadana

By Joel Tatelman Copyright 2000
    228 Pages
    by Routledge

    244 Pages
    by Routledge

    By providing an annotated translation of, and applying the methods of literary criticism to, a first-century account of the life of the saint Purna, this study introduces the reader to the richness and complexity of an essential Buddhist genre.

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Glorious Deeds of P?r?a (P?r??vad?na); Chapter 3 A Study of the P?r??vad?na; Chapter 4 Concluding Remarks;


    Joel Tatelman

    'The publication is a mature and useful work that can be consulted with great profit ... richly documented, well produced ...' - Buddhist Studies Review