Gandharan Buddhist Texts

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  1. Gandharan Avadanas
    The Gandharan Buddhist Texts series presents editions, translations, and studies of the British Library’s unique collection of Buddhist manuscripts in the Gandhari language, dating from the first century AD. Gandharan Avadanas... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2010
    Hardback | £79.00
  2. Two Gandhari Manuscripts of the Songs of Lake Anavatapta (Anavatapta-gatha)
    This fifth volume in the Gandharan Buddhist Texts series (GBT) presents two fragmentary manuscripts of the poem "Songs of Lake Anavatapta." Previously known from versions in Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, and Chinese, the two recently... Learn More
    Published: 29th December 2008
    Hardback | £79.00
  3. Four Gandhari Samyuktagama Sutras
    Four Gandhari Samyuktagama Sutras continues the study of Gandharan Buddhist texts and is the first investigation of a scroll from the Senior Collection of Kharosthi manuscripts. The Senior Collection, which is named after its... Learn More
    Published: 14th September 2007
    Hardback | £79.00
  4. A New Version of the Gandhari Dharmapada and a Collection of Previous-Birth Stories
    This volume continues the detailed examination of the British Library Kharosthi scrolls--extremely fragile and brittle fragments of manuscript on birch-bark rolls. Although their provenance is uncertain, there are strong indications... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2003
    Hardback | £79.00
  5. Three Gandhari Ekottarikagama-Type Sutras
    Three Gandhari Ekottarikagama-Type Sutras continues the Gandharan Buddhist Texts studies of the first-century A.D. birch bark scrolls in the British Library's Kharosthi manuscript collection. It describes the text found on two... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2001
    Hardback | £79.00
  6. A Gandhari Version of the Rhinoceros Sutra
    Prominent in several Buddhist traditions, the Rhinoceros Sutra espouses the virtues of solitude, explaining the dangers of attachments, prescribing a solitary spiritual life, and discussing the nature of friends and friendship.... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2000
    Hardback | £54.00
  7. Ancient Buddhist Scrolls from Gandhara
    As the Dead Sea scrolls have changed our understanding of Judaism and early Christianity, so a set of twenty-nine scrolls recently acquired by the British Library promise to provide a window into a crucial phase of the history... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1999
    Paperback | £41.00