Buddhacarita : Acts of the Buddha
Buddhacharita is an epic poem in the Sanskrit mahakavya style on the life of Gautama Buddha. Asvaghosa was an Indian philosopher-poet, born in Saketa in northern India to a Brahmin family. He is believed to have been the first Sanskrit dramatist, and is considered the greatest Indian poet prior to Kalidasa. He was the most famous in a group of Buddhist court writers, whose epics rivaled the contemporary Ramayana.
- Paperback | 166 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.65mm | 308.44g
- 02 Jun 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations