The World of Buddhism

Buddhist Monks and Nuns in Society and Culture

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ISBN: 9780500276280 Category:

Richard Gombrich

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Weight 1349 g
Dimensions 22 x 30 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 November 1991
Number of pages 308
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Edited by Heinz Bechert
Dimensions 22 x 30 cm
Weight 1349 g

Richard Gombrich is an Indologist and scholar of Sanskrit, Pāli, and Buddhist Studies. He was the Boden Professor of Sanskrit at the University of Oxford from 1976 to 2004. He is currently Founder-President of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies. He is a past President of the Pali Text Society (1994-2002) and General Editor Emeritus of the Clay Sanskrit Library.

Heinz Bechert (1932 - 2005) was a German indologist and buddhologist.