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Gautama Buddha

Iqbal Singh

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ISBN 10: 0195634551 / ISBN 13: 9780195634556
Published by Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1994
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Biography of the Buddha, first published in 1937, written in the context of the age in which he lived and covering the Buddha's life and teachings, Buddhist art and iconography and his legacy. A new chapter in this edition evaluates subsequent research and developments in the Buddhist world. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to corners, two light scratches to surface of the faux leather binding and binding error at the top of one page, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions in vg DJ. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004688

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Title: Gautama Buddha

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Delhi

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Burgundy Leatherette

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 2nd Impression of Revised Edition.

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For the past two thousand years and more, the figure of Gautama, the Buddha, has attracted hagiographers and legend-makers whose writings have, for the most part, left readers with a sense of dissatisfaction and frustration. At the same time, there has been a flood of arcane scholarship on particular aspects of the Buddha's life, times, and teaching which has left the discriminating reader unmoved. This biography, written with rare elegance, delicacy, and verve will serve as a breath of fresh air.

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