History of Pali Literature

History of Pali Literature book forms a comprehensive work on Pali literature. The first part in the book deals with the chronology and general history of the Pali Pitakas. The second part includes the extra canonical works by the Pali manuals, Pali literary piece, Pali grammar lexicographic and other works, written by Dr. Bimla Churn Law

 

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This book forms a comprehensive work on Pali literature. The first part in the book deals with the chronology and general history of the Pali Pitakas. The origin of Pali and importance of Pali as one of the Indian languages is discussed briefly in the introduction. A systematic and critical treatment of chronology of Pali canon follows the next throwing a new light on this difficult subject. The second part includes the extra canonical works by the Pali manuals, Pali literary piece, Pali grammar lexicographic and other works. Useful geographical and historical references in Pli Pitakas and Pali tracts in the inscriptions are also provided for easy understanding of the reader.

 

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Weight 770 g
Dimensions 14.5 × 3 × 21.5 cm
Book Author

First Edition

2007

Format

Hardcover Dust Jacket

Language

English

Pages

558

ISBN

978-81-8390-004-6

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