Taranatha’s History of Buddhism in India

Taranatha’s History of Buddhism in India

ISBN: 9788120834705

Author: Alaka Chattopadhyaya, Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya

Subject: Buddhism

Language: English

Binding: Paper Back

Pages: 525

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass

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INR 595.00


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Born in A.D. 1575, Lama Taranatha wrote this book in 1608. V. Vasilev of St. Petersburg translated it from Tibetan into Russian in April 1869 followed by the German translation of the text by Schiefner, also published from St. Peterburg in October of the same Year. In the view of profound importance of work for understanding the Indian history in general and the history of Buddhism in particular. Modern scholars have extensively using specially Schiefner's German translation of the History for decades and this for varied purposes.

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