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Buddhism and Buddhist Literature in Early Indian Epigraphy, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 8121510376

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Buddhism and Buddhist Literature in Early Indian Epigraphy

 
Kanai Lal Hazra (Author)
Synopsis

In this scholarly work the author discusses the significance of inscriptions and shows how they, as primary source material, play a major role in providing the factual underpinnings of the social, political, religious, cultural, and literary history of early India. This work provides an in-depth account, on the one hand, of the richness and variety of the information provided by them and; on the other, a description of the development of Buddhism in Asoka's time. The author is able to paint a vivid portrait of Asoka, the great Mauryan ruler, and his munificent patronage of and active steps in furthering the Buddhist faith. He shows too that following the Second Buddhist Council the Buddhist world saw a schism in the Buddhist Samgha and the formation of two major sects: the Sathaviravada or the Hinayana, on the one hand, and the Theravada or the Mahasangikam on the other, and that from these about eighteen.

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About the author

Kanai Lal Hazra

Dr. Kanai Lal Hazra is Reader and Head of the Department of Pali at the University of Calcutta. He obtained his M.A. and L.L.B., and Diploma in French Language fromthe University of Calcutta. He had his Ph.D. degree at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He is the Author of a number of papers poblished inthe noted journals and periodicals in English and Bengali. He is widely recognised as one of the leading authorities inthe field of Buddhism. He is also a well-known author of South-East Asian History, Religion and culture. He has severla books to his credit. His published works are: History of Theravada Buddhism in south-East Asia: The Buddhist Annals and Chronicles of South East Asia: Buddhism in India as described by the Chinese Pilgrims; and The Rise and Decline of Buddhism in India. At present he is one of the most influential thinkers of Buddhist History in India.

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Bibliographic information

Title Buddhism and Buddhist Literature in Early Indian Epigraphy
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2002
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 8121510376
length 228p., 6.0" x 7.6"