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Sacred Books of the East
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass. Country: India. Date: _____.




SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST (MOTILAL BANARSIDASS) - CHECKLIST
Series Note:
"These volumes of the Sacred Books of the East series include translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions that have exercised a profound influence on the civilisations of the continent of Asia.

The Vedic Brahmanic system claims 21 volumes, Buddhism 10, and Jainism 2; 8 volumes comprise Sacred Books of the Parsees; 2 volumes represent Islam; and 6 the two main indigenous systems of China.

Translated by twenty leading authorities in their respective fields, the volumes have been edited by the late F. Max Müller. The inception, publication and the compilation of these books cover 34 years."

-- Motilal Banarsidass catalogue


This series was originally published by Oxford University Press (1879-1910) and is now being reprinted by Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, India (ISBN: 978-81-208-0101-1 [Set] ) .

Arrangement by Broad Subject Area

BUDDHISM

Vol. 49: Buddhist Mahayana Texts (2 Parts)
Vol. 11: Buddhist Suttas
Vol. 10: The Dhammapada and Sutta Nipata
Vols. 35 & 36: The Questions of King Milinda (2 Parts)
Vol. 21: The Saddharma Pundarika or the Lotus of the True Law
Vols. 13, 17 & 20: Vinaya Texts (3 Parts)

CHINESE
Vols. 3, 16, 27, 28, 39 & 40: The Sacred Books of China (6 Parts)
Vol. 19: The Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King

ISLAM
Vols. 6 & 9: The Qur'an (2 Parts)

JAINISM
Vols. 22 & 45: The Jaina Sutras (2 Parts)

PARSIS
Vols. 5, 18, 24, 37 & 47: Pahlavi Texts (5 Parts)
Vols. 4, 23 & 31: The Zend-Avesta (3 Parts)

VEDIC-BRAHMANIC SYSTEM
Vol. 8: The Bhagavadgita with the Sanatsujatiya and the Anugita
Vols. 29 & 30: The Grihya-Sutras: Rules of Vedic Domestic Ceremonies (2 Parts)
Vol. 42: Hymns of the Atharva Veda together with Extracts from the Ritual Books and the Commentaries
Vol. 7: The Institutes of Vishnu
Vol. 25: The Laws of Manu
Vol. 33: The Minor Law Books
Vols. 2 & 14: The Sacred Laws of the Aryas as Taught in the Schools of Apastamba, Gautama, Vasishtha and Baudhayana (2 Parts)
Vols. 12, 26, 41, 43 & 44: The Satapatha Brahmana According to the Text of the Madhyandina School (5 Parts)
Vols. 1 & 15: The Upanishads (2 Parts)
Vols. 34 & 38: The Vedanta Sutras (2 Parts)
Vol. 48: The Vedanta-Sutras (with the commentary by Ramanuja)
Vols. 32 & 46: Vedic Hymns (2 Parts)

GENERAL INDEX
Vol. 50: A General Index to the Names and Subject-matter of the Sacred Books of the East


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