The Glorious Deeds of Purna
A Translation and Study of the Purnavadana
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.
Table of Contents
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;
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