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This 2 volume set is a mine of information on the life of all the births of the Buddha and the names of the places associated with legend and history in the Pali cannons of Buddhist texts. The author G.P. Malasekra, Head of the Indo-Pali studies at the Ceylon University, compiled this monumental work after working for four years; It was issued in 1937. She was a student of Caroline A.F. Rhys Davids.Printed Pages: 2572. Size: 15 x 22 Cm. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 102839
Inhaltsangabe: FLirst pub. in UK, 1937, just rep. deluxe edition. basic reference on Buddhism, Pali
About the Author: G. P. Malalasekera born 1899 in Sri Lanka worked under the celebrated Pali scholar Dr. (Mrs.) C.A.F. Rhys Davids on Pali Literature of Ceylon for his doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in 1925. He was appointed Professor of Pali and Buddhist Civilization in the University of Ceylon in 1942. His major works include Pali Commentary (Tika) on the great historical work Mahavamsa Pali Text Society, London, 1935; edition of English-Sinhalese Dictionary, Colombo, 1948; and the celebrated dictionary entitled Encyclopaedia of Buddhism. He took part in many national and international movements for the promotion of Buddhist teachings and founded the World Fellowship of Buddhists (1952). His passing away in 1973 was an irreparable loss to the Buddhist academic leadership.
Titel: Dictionary of Pali Proper Names, 2 Vols
Verlag: Asian Educational Services
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: New
Buchbeschreibung White Lotus, Delhi, 2007. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: no dj. Malalasekera, G. P. (illustrator). First. Dictionary of Pali Proper Names 2 Vols. book. Artikel-Nr. I9500