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Light of Asia

by Sir Edwin Arnold, GP Editors

Light of Asia Synopsis

The Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold is a classic, weaves through its poetic verses the life and philosophy of Prince Siddhartha Gautama who attained enlightenment under the bodhi tree and became the Buddha. Receiving high acclaim since its publication in 1879, Edwin Arnolds work was adapted from the Lalitavistara Sutra (The Unfolding of the Play.) In the time before this work came out, little was known about Buddhism or the Buddha outside of Asia.

Book Information

ISBN: 9789387669864
Publication date: 15th June 2018
Author: Sir Edwin Arnold, GP Editors
Publisher: GENERAL PRESS GENERAL PRESS
Format: eBook
Categories: Buddhist sacred texts,

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