Some Facets of Buddhism

Some Facets of Buddhism

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Book Specification

Item Code: AZF616
Author: T.R. Sharma
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2007
ISBN: 9788178541150
Pages: 253
Other Details 9.00x6.00 inches
Weight 438 gm

Book Description

About The Book

The book 'Some Facets of Buddhism' contains a collection of papers presented by the author in different national and international seminars till date. All the pepers are mostly concerned with the two important schools of Buddhist philosophy, i.e., Vijñānavāda and Madhyamika. Some the papers discuss the origin, development and importance of the philosophical foundation of Buddhist culture. An interpretative approach to understand sunyata from ten different models has been given. The doctrine of svabhāva has been discussed from Buddhist and non-buddhist philosophical point of view in the book. Some preliminary information has been provided in two papers concerning Korean Buddhism and Zen Buddhism.

About the Author

Born 1937, Dr. T.R. Sharma retired as a Reader in Sanskrit from SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, after teaching for 41 years. He was actively associated with PG teaching as well as research activities of the Department of Sanskrit and Buddhist Studies.

More than a dozen of scholars have obtained Ph.D. under his supervision. He has visited a number of countries to present research papers in international conferences. He was a visiting professor in National Taiwan University. Taipei in 1993-94. teaching Indian culture and civilization. Upanisads and Buddhist philosophy. He has ten books concerning Buddhism and Indology in general to his credit, two of which have been awarded by the Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan and Uttar Pradesh Sanskrit Sansthan. He has also been honored by the Sanskrit Academy, Delhi for his contribution to Sanskrit studies.

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