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ISBN: 0889624356
Author: Phyllis Granoff
Language: English
Publisher: Mosaic Press; 1 edition (January 1, 2010)
Pages: 290
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
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The stories in The Clever Adulteress have been translated by a renowned group of scholars from India, North America, and Europe.

The stories in The Clever Adulteress have been translated by a renowned group of scholars from India, North America, and Europe. Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Alibris Indigo Better World Books IndieBound. Paperback, 290 pages.

The Stories in The Clever Adulteress have been translated by a renowned group of scholars from India, North America and Europe. Motilal Banarsidass Publ. 1993 - Sanskrit literature - 290 pages. The stories in this collection span almost one thousand years of story-telling in India. Most originate in North India and all were written by Jain monks for the edification and amusement of the faithful. The treasures of India& heritage of story-telling are known to us today mainly from these Jain stories which have been carefully preserved through the years.

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The stories in this collection span almost one thousand years of story-telling in India

The stories in this collection span almost one thousand years of story-telling in India. Most originate in North India and all were written by Jain monks for the education and amusement of the faithful. Jain literature is both righ and varied. Some resemble simple folk tales while others are as sophisticated as courtly romances.

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Are you sure you want to remove The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories from your list? The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories. Published June 1991 by Mosaic Press (NY).

a treasury of jain Literature. M. MOSAIC PRESS Oakville-New York-London. The Jains trace the history of their religion back through . eries of twenty-four teachers, Jinas or Conquerors, the last of whom, Mahavlra, was a contemporary of the Buddha. Part I of the present book is a selection of Jain didactic stories. It begins with Dr BoU6e’s translation of a parable from one of the eleven ahgas, which takes us back to the very starting point of Jain story literature.

Back of the Book The two Jain tales in this Amar Chitra Katha deal with Shrenik and Jinadatta whose stories teach the importance of bring astute . The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories: A Treasury of Jain Literature.

Back of the Book The two Jain tales in this Amar Chitra Katha deal with Shrenik and Jinadatta whose stories teach the importance of bring astute and insightful without necessarily indulging in shrewdness or deceit. Jain monks took a keen interest in the spiritual emancipation of the common people. To make their terse philosophy intelligible and interesting to any ordinary individual, they used the medium of stories.

Volume 51, Issue 1. February 1992, pp. 193-195. Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press. 290 pp. Robert A. Hueckstedt (a1). University of Manitoba.

Jain Biographies of Nagarjuna: Notes on the Composing of a Biography in Medieval India. In Phyllis Granoff (e.,The Clever Adultress and Other Stories: A Treasury of Jain Literature, 140–81. Oakville, On. Mosaic Press. In Phyllis Granoff and Kochi Shinohara (ed.,Monks and Magicians: Religious Biographies in Asia, 45–66. JinaprabhasŪri and JinadattasŪri: Two Studies from the Śvetāmbara Jain Tradition. In Phyllis Granoffand Koichi Shinohara,Speaking of Monks: Religious Biography in India and China, 1–96.

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The stories in this collection span almost one thousand years of story-telling in India. Most originate in North India and all were written by Jain monks for the education and amusement of the faithful. Jain literature is both righ and varied. Stories were told in verse and prose, in Sanskrit and in vernacular languages. Some resemble simple folk tales while others are as sophisticated as courtly romances. The stories in Jain literature are about holy men and holy places, famous kings and courtiers and those not often heard in ancient and medieval India--women and toiling villagers. The treasures of India's heritage of story-telling are known to us today mainly from these Jain stories which have been carefully preserved through the years. The stories in The Clever Adulteress have been translated by a renowned group of scholars from India, North America, and Europe. Each translator has chosen his or her favorites from the vast treasures of Jain literature.

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