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Maitreya Buddha in Literature, History and Art

By Asha Das

Price : Rs2,500.00 | $ 60.00

Published by  : Punthi Pustak

Pages : 394 pp 201 pl.Map

Year : 2003

ISBN : 81-86791-38-8

Preface. I. Literature: Introduction : Future Greatmen of the Hindus, Jainas and Buddhists. 1. Maitreya (Metteyya), the future Buddha. 2. The Anagatavamsa : a holy life of the Maitreya Buddha. III. The role of Maitreya in other literature (Pali and Sanskrit). Appendices: 1. Anagatavamsa : text. 2. The Anagatavamsa : English translation. 3. Colophon of the copy made at Mandalay in 1886. II. History and art: Introduction: Indian art : its origin, development, Buddhist art, symbol worship, Buddha images originated in Gandhara and Mathura. 1. The image of Maitreya in India : Gandhara and Mathura, Eastern India
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