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1 Phyllis Granoff and Koichi Shinohara (eds)
Monks and Magicians: Religious Biographies in Asia
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1994; 8120811860 / 9788120811867; First Indian Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 268. 022353

Price: 5.75 USD
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2 Koichi Shinohara & Phyllis Granoff (Eds)
Speaking of Monks: From Benares to Beijing
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8178222353 / 9788178222356; Softcover; New; 
This book contains one long, very interesting and informative essay on biographical writings in the Jain tradition. The author translates and discusses biographies and autographies of two Jain monks who lived in the 11th and 14th centuries respectively. 102410

Price: 7.96 USD
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3 Phyllis Granoff
The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories (A Treasury of Jaina Literature)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1993; 812081150X / 9788120811508; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 290. 030481

Price: 5.95 USD
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4 Phyllis Granoff (ed.)
Victorious Ones: Jain Images of Perfection
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2009; 8189995294 / 9788189995294; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Victorious Ones is a catalogue of sculptures and paintings of Jainism—one of India’s three classical religions.With essays by leading scholars of Asian religions and art, this book illuminates the core ideas of Jainism and its founding fi gures, the Jinas, Conquerors or Tirthankaras, and the various spaces they sanctify. Jainism off ers its practitioners liberation from all suff ering, preaching a doctrine of nonviolence.Th e liberated Jinas are accessible to us through their teachings and images. Th ey are depicted on painted maps of the Jain universe and also worshiped at famous pilgrimage sites and in private domestic shrines. Th e publication shows several sacred spaces, as well as illustrated manuscripts of sacred text of Jains. Many of the objects discussed and illustrated here have never been published before. Th e book is a companion to an exhibition organized and presented by the Rubin Museum of Art, NewYork from 28 September 2009 to 15 February ¨2010. spaces they sanctify. Jainism offers its practitioners liberation from all suffering, preaching a doctrine of nonviolence. The liberated Jinas are accessible to us through their teachings and images. They are depicted on painted maps of the Jain universe and also worshiped at famous pilgrimage sites and in private domestic shrines. The publication shows several sacred spaces, as well as illustrated manuscripts of sacred text of Jains. Many of the objects discussed and illustrated here have never been published before. The book is a companion to an exhibition organized and presented by the Rubin Museum of Art, New York from 28 September 2009 to 15 February 2010. Printed Pages: 308 with numerous colour illustrations. 030149

Price: 72.95 USD
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