The Book of the Great Decease

The Book of the Great Decease : Maha-Parinibbana-Sutta

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The Malalankara-vatthu, a late Pali work by a Burmese author of the eighteenth century, is based, in that part of it relating to the last days of the Buddha, almost exclusively on the Book of the Great Decease, and on Buddhaghosa's commentary upon it. Bishop Bigandet's translation into English of a Burmese translation of this work, well known under the title of 'The Life or Legend of Gaudama the Budha of the Burmese, ' affords evidence therefore of the traditional explanations of the textshow more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.33mm | 190.51g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514182688
  • 9781514182680