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'The Buddhist Ramayana : Phra Lak Phra Lam' in 2 Vols. 4 Parts, unfolds the Buddhist transformation of the Indian epic Ramayana, known as the Phra Lak Phra Lam or the Rama Jataka in Laos. The Laotian text is based on careful collating of six parallel palm-leaf manuscripts available in different monasteries of Laos, Its English translation and critical studies have been carried out in a broader comparative perspective rooted in socio-linguistic and cultural anthropology. For Indian studies in general and for Buddhist studies in particular these volumes offer rare source material.
|Title||The Buddhist Ramayana : Phra Lak Phra Lam|
|Sub Title||Original Text, Translation and Critical Study, 2 Vols. in 4 Parts|
|Language||Laotian Text with English Translation|
|Publisher||Buddhist World Press|
About the Author : Prof. Sachchidanand Sahai carried out research for this publication in Vientiane (Laos) and Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Recipient of Padmashree award, the author is currently adviser to the Preath Vihear National Authority and Angkor Archaeological Park under the Royal Government of Cambodia. (3.25 kg)The Buddhist Ramayana : Phra Lak Phra Lam, Author: Sachchidanand Sahai, Category: Book, ISBN: 9789380852492, Condition: New."