The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories

The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories

Author: Phyllis Granoff

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.

ISBN: 812081150X

Category: Sanskrit literature

Page: 290

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The stories in this collection span almost one thousand years of story-telling in India. Most originate in North India and all were written by Jain monks for the edification and amusement of the faithful. The treasures of India`s heritage of story-telling are known to us today mainly from these Jain stories which have been carefully preserved through the years. The Stories in The Clever Adulteress have been translated by a renowned group of scholars from India, North America and Europe. Each translator has chosen his or her favorites from the vast treasures of Jain literature.
The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Phyllis Granoff
Categories: Sanskrit literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.

The stories in this collection span almost one thousand years of story-telling in India. Most originate in North India and all were written by Jain monks for the edification and amusement of the faithful. The treasures of India`s heritage of story-telling are known to us today mainly from these Jain
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Naomi Appleton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Buddhism and Jainism share the concepts of karma, rebirth, and the desirability of escaping from rebirth. The literature of both traditions contains many stories about past, and sometimes future, lives which reveal much about these foundational doctrines. Naomi Appleton carefully explores how multi-life stories served to construct, communicate, and challenge
The Forest of Thieves and the Magic Garden
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Phyllis Granoff
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-26 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The stories collected in this volume reflect the rich tradition of medieval Jain storytelling between the seventh and fifteenth centuries, from simple folk tales and lives of famous monks to sophisticated narratives of rebirth. They describe they ways in which a path to peace and bliss can be found, either
Nagabharana: Recent Trends in Jainism Studies
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Prof.Dr.PEDARAPU CHENNA REDDY
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-24 - Publisher: Blue Rose Publishers

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Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: John E. Cort
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This book presents a detailed fieldwork-based study of the ancient Indian religion of Jainism. Drawing on field research in northern Gujarat and on the study of both ancient Sanskrit and Prakrit and modern vernacular Jain religious literature, John Cort provides a rounded portrait of thereligion as it is practiced today.