Author:Michael Hahn (Ed.), S.S. Bahulkar, Lata Mahesh Deokar & M.A. Deokar (Rev.)

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Vrttamalastuti of Jnanasrimitra with Sakyaraksita’s Vrttamala(stuti)vivrti, (Critical Edition)

By: Michael Hahn (Ed.), S.S. Bahulkar, Lata Mahesh Deokar & M.A. Deokar (Rev.)

Price: $20.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111488

ISBN: 8177421611

Condition: New


The Vrttamalastuti or 'Praise in the Form of a Garland of Metres Counted by Syllables' is a unique piece of literature composed by Jnanasrimitra, who taught Buddhist philosophy and other subjects at the university of Vikramasila in the first half of the 11th century. This work illustrates 150 metres in the form of a hymn, as indicated by its title. The addressee is the Bodhisattva Manjusri. With great ingenuity Jnanasrimitra manages to include the name of each metre in the respective stanza in such a manner that it becomes a natural part of the praise of Manjusri. Some of the names of the metr... View more info