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The Satapancasatka of Matrceta - D. R. Shackleton Bailey

The Satapancasatka of Matrceta

Paperback Published: 6th August 2009
ISBN: 9780521118149
Number Of Pages: 256

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The discovery in 1936 of a complete MS, of Mātrceta's 'Hymn of 150 Verses', previously known only from fragments in Tibetan and Chinese translations, was an important addition to Sanskrit literature. The Hymn is one of the earliest of Buddhist Sanskrit poems; it was once famous in the Buddhist world and for many centuries held unequalled popularity among Northern Buddhists. It is also the only known survivor of works attributed to Mātrceta, an author whose personality is one of the puzzles of Indian literary history. Shackleton Bailey has edited his own English version and notes, the original text, together with Tibetan and Chinese translations. His introduction was the first critical study of the work, first published in 1951.

Foreword
Abbreviations
Introduction
Mäütrceta and his works
The àÜatapaâ±cäüà atka
The text
àÜatapaâ±cäüà atkanäüma Buddhastotram
Translation and notes
Appendices 1-ô3
Tibetan-Sanskrit-Chinese Index
Index of Tibetan Proper Names
General index
Addendum
Facsimiles
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521118149
ISBN-10: 052111814X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 6th August 2009
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.38

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