The Buddhist Ramayana: Phra Lak Phra Lam, 2 vols. in 4 parts, original text, tr. and critical study, in English from Laotian language

₹ 10000.00

This publication unfolds the Buddhist transformation of the Indian epic Ramayana, known as the Phra Lak Phra Lam or the Rama Jataka in Laos. The Laotian text is based on careful collating of six parallel palm-leaf manuscripts available in different monasteries of Laos. Its English translation and critical studies have been carried out in a broader comparative perspective rooted in socio-linguistic and cultural anthropology.

ISBN 13: 9789380852492

ISBN 10: 9380852495

Year: 2016

Pages etc.: viii+1595p., (4)maps, ind., 24cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Is Set: Yes

Subject(s): Buddhism

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