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The Divyavadana

The Divyavadana

a collection of early Buddhist legends.

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Published by Oriental Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the Cambridge, 1886 ed.

StatementSanskrit text in transcription, edited from the Nepalese manuscripts in Cambridge and Paris, with comparison of other manuscripts, with variant readings, appendices, notes to the text and an index of words and proper names [edited by] Edward B. Cowell & Robert A. Neil.
ContributionsCowell, Edward B. 1826-1903, ed., Neil, Robert Alexander, 1852-1901, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ1560 .C68 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 714 p.
Number of Pages714
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5472666M
ISBN 10906023085X
LC Control Number73175857

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Page iii - THE DIVYAVADANA, a Collection of Early Buddhist Legends, now first edited from the Nepalese Sanskrit MSS. in Cambridge and Paris.

By EB COWELL, MA, Professor of Sanskrit in the University of Cambridge, and RA NEIL, MA. Fellow and. The Divyavadana book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for : E.B. Cowell. Divyavadana is a quite voluminous book written in mixed Sanskrit and belonging to the school of the Sarvastivadh Buddhists.

The main emphasis in the text is on the "Buddhist concept of Karma" and the The Divyavadana book result (phala). Religiosity and charity have been consciously stressed by the author/authors The Divyavadana book the text to increase the interaction. Originally contained in the Divyavadana, an enormous compendium of Sanskrit Buddhist narratives from the early Common Era, the stories in this collection express the moral and ethical impulses of Indian Buddhist thought and are a testament to the historical and social power of narrative.

Long believed by followers to be the actual words of the /5(6). “The Divyavadana interrupts our assumptions that Buddhist literature is technical and devoid of drama.

The Divine Stories are full of the big questions—of choice and consequence, love and power, harrowing events, and unexpected turns.

These Buddhist texts reveal storytelling and teaching at its narrative best, and in this second volume of /5(2). A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

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The Divyāvadāna or "Divine narratives" is a Sanskrit anthology of avadāna tales, many originating in Mūlasarvāstivādin vinaya texts. It may be dated to 2nd century CE. The stories themselves are therefore quite ancient and may be among the first Buddhist texts ever committed to writing, but this particular collection of them is not attested prior to the seventeenth century.

Other articles where Divyavadana is discussed: India: Ashoka’s edicts: of the northern Buddhist tradition—the Divyavadana and the Ashokavadana—where he is extolled as a Buddhist emperor par excellence whose sole ambition was the expansion of Buddhism.

Most of these traditions were preserved outside India in Sri Lanka, Central Asia, and China. Divine Stories is the inaugural volume in a landmark translation series devoted to making the wealth of classical Indian Buddhism accessible to modern readers.

The stories here, among the first texts to be inscribed by Buddhists, highlight the moral economy of karma, illustrating how gestures of faith, especially offerings, can bring the reward of future happiness and/5(8).

“The Divyavadana interrupts our assumptions that Buddhist literature is technical and devoid of drama. The Divine Stories are full of the big questions—of choice and consequence, love and power, harrowing events, and unexpected turns. Map of Indian Places in the Divyavadana --A Summary of the Stories --The Divyavadana The Story of Kotikarna The Story of Purna The Story of Maitreya The Story of a Brahman's Daughter The Story of a Brahman's Panegyric The Story of a Brahman Named Indra The Story of a Woman Dependent on a City for Alms Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t2s51xp16 Ocr language not currently OCRable Ppi Scanner.

The Dívyavadána, or “Heavenly Exploits,” is a collection of thirty-eight Buddhist biographical stories. The genre of narratives of an individual’s religiously significant deeds is as old as Buddhism, and its manifestations are as widely spread across Buddhist Asia, in classical and vernacular languages, down to the present day.

DIVYĀVADĀNAThe fourth-century c.e. Sanskrit Divyāvadāna (Heavenly Exploits) contains thirty-eight biographical narratives that celebrate the lives of paradigmatic figures in Buddhist history, authenticate local dharma traditions, and dramatize the importance of moral discipline, karma (action), dĀna (giving), and the power of faith and devotion.

Divyavadana by P.L. VAidya. COVID19 Delays: Please note we are accepting orders but please expect delays due to the impact of COVID19 on logistcs and procurement. All orders will be processed as soon as possible.

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