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Somadeva's Yashastilaka

Aspects of Jainism, Indian Thought and Culture below

About This Book
  • Binding: : Hardbound
  • 13 Digit ISBN : 9788124606001
  • 10 Digit ISBN : 8124606005
  • Edition : 1st edition
  • Year : 2011
  • Pages : xxxvi, 539 p.
  • Size : 25
  • Weight (approx.) : 1400
  • Bibliographic Details : 3 b/w photographs, Appendices; Indices


-- Prof. Radhavallabh Tripathi

Author's Preface (Second Edition)
Author's Preface (First Edition)
Supplementary Notes
1. Somadeva and his Ages
2. Synopsis of Yashastilaka
3. The Story of Yashastilaka and Its Sources
4. Yashastilaka as a Prose Romance
5. Yashastilaka as a Socio-Political Record
6. Yashastilaka as a Religious Romance
7. Yashastilaka as an Anthology of Sanskrit Verse
8. Philosophical Doctrines
9. Schools of Thought
10. Jaina Dogmatics and Moral and Spiritual Discipline
11. The Anuprekshas and Jaina Religious Poetry
12. A Controversial Dialogue
13. Jainism and Other Faiths
14. Jaina Criticism of Vedic Sacrifices
15. Non-Jaina Cults, Customs and Beliefs
16. Jaina Religious and Moral Stories
17. Myths and Legends
18. Quotations and References

I Somadeva and the Pratihara Court of Kanauj
II The Verses on the Courtesan's Corpse and a Buddhist Legend
III Shaiva Temples and their Geographical Distribution
IV The Kalamukha Sect

Index of Geographical Names mentioned in Yashastilaka
General Index

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