Books tagged: buddhacarita

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 1 result

The Buddhacarita - A Modern Sequel: The Poetic Saga of Buddha's Life from Birth to Enlightenment
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Buddhacarita, Asvaghosa's second century sanskrit poem, is the oldest existing story of Buddha's life. The saga begins with Buddha's magical birth and ends with his enlightenment. The ancient myth presents Buddha's relentless inquiry into the nature of reality and artfully weaves together an archetypal hero's journey, Buddhist philosophy, phantasmagorical occurrences, and historical facts.