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Poems of the First Buddhist Women

A Translation of the Therigatha

Translated by Charles Hallisey

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674251359

Publication Date: 02/23/2021


192 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

Murty Classical Library of India


  • Introduction
    • Reading the Therīgāthā as Poetry
    • The Therīgāthā and the Pali Canon
    • The Therīgāthā and Early Indian Buddhism
    • Note on Translation and Acknowledgements
    • Notes
  • Poems of the First Buddhist Women
    • Poems with One Verse
    • Poems with Two Verses
    • Poems with Three Verses
    • A Poem with Four Verses
    • Poems with Five Verses
    • Poems with Six Verses
    • Poems with Seven Verses
    • A Poem with Eight Verses
    • A Poem with Nine Verses
    • A Poem with Eleven Verses
    • A Poem with Twelve Verses
    • A Poem with Sixteen Verses
    • Poems with about Twenty Verses
    • A Poem with about Thirty Verses
    • A Poem with about Forty Verses
    • The Great Chapter
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes to the Translation
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography

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