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The Sanskrit Buddhist Literature of Nepal

Rajendralala Mitra (Author)

Contents: Foreword/Satyabrata Chakrabarti. Introduction/Pallab Sengupta. The Sanskrit Buddhist Literature of Nepal/Rajendralala Mitra. 1. Preface. 2. Contents. 3. Text. 4. Index.

The present title, published in 1882, by the Asiatic Society of Bengal, duly edited and analyzed by Dr. Rajendralala Mitra, is being issued as the new edition by the Asiatic Society, Kolkata with an introduction by Pallab Sengupta. The source materials were collected by Brian Houghton Hodgson from Nepal, where his stint continued for about 21 years in various phases and in various official capacities in British India between 1820 and 1843 when he retired as a Resident at Kathmandu. He collected nearly four hundred bundles of Buddhist Sanskrit manuscripts and other documents (Karunesh Shukla, History of Buddhist Sanskrit Literature, two volumes, Readworthy, New Delhi, 2021).

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About the author

Rajendralala Mitra

Honorary member of the Royal Asiatic society of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the Physical Class of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, Vienna; Corresponding Member of the German and of the American Oriental Societies, of teh Royal Academy of Science, Hungary, and of the Ethnological Society of Berlin; Fellow of the Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries, Copenhagen, etc.

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Title The Sanskrit Buddhist Literature of Nepal
Format Hardcover
Date published: 27.12.2022
Edition Reprint.
Publisher Asiatic Society
Language: English
isbn 9788195342853
length xlv+317p.,