by E. B. Cowell | 2003 | 11,474 words | ISBN-10: 8187418788 | ISBN-13: 9788187418788
Summary: The Buddha Carita (Saddharma-pundarika) by Asvaghosa a famous Sanskrit text revolving around the live and exploits of the Buddha. The Buddha Carita (Buddhacarita) is written in the style of a Kavya (or Mahakavya, epic poetry) and extant original Sanskrit text consists of roughly 1,000 metrical verses.
Contents of this online book ( + / - )
The full text of the Buddha-Carita [sanskrit] is available here and publically accesible (free to read online). Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index:
For a compact overview of all verses, see the sitemap.
Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Buddha-carita Buddha-Carita [sanskrit]