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Ajanta

By: Amina Okada with an Introduction By Andre Bareau

Price: $46.99

Publisher: Noida, U.P. India, Brijbasi Art Press: 1996

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 017511

ISBN: 8171070345

Condition: New


About hundred kilometres to the north of Aurangabad, in the state of Maharashtra, in the heart of the Indhyadri ranges, are the imposing Ajanta caves. Carved in the rock of a steep cliff, overlooking one of the meanders of the Waghora, thirty rock shrines are spread out over six hundred metres, in an arch overhanging the river. It is in this ideal retreat a conducive haven for meditation and con&127&127&127&127templation, that from the 2nd century before Christ till the beginning of the &127&1277th century, Buddhist monks decided to retire and build this spectacular &127&127monastery in rock... View more info

The Buddhist Schools of the Small Vehicle

By: Andre Bareau

Price: $40.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202064

ISBN: 9789381406434

Condition: New


About the Book 6 illustrations, 18 tables. André Bareau (1921–1993) was one of the foremost scholars of Buddhism of his generation. Dissatisfied with piecemeal and contradictory information on early Buddhist schools, he set out to construct a coherent and authoritative overview, which has remained the standard treatment in the field since its appearance in 1955. This book offers a close description and analysis of Bareau’s findings on the history, geographical whereabouts, and doctrinal positions of early schools of Buddhism. He systematically presents data from a diverse array of sources... View more info