'The most comprehensive book on Buddhist philosophy down the centuries and around the world one is likely to find." "This source book is one to dip into again and again.'
Buddhist Texts Through the AgesI.B. Horner David Snellgrove Arthur Waley Edward Conze
This unique anthology of Buddhist scripture traces the development of Buddhism through the ages and around the world. Designed to serve scholars and students, this classic text has become a valuable resource for Buddhists and all those who wish to explore for themselves the original sources of one of the world’s great religions.
Accessible and jargon-free, these translations from the original Pali, Sanskrit, Chinese, Tibetan and Japanese are presented in plain English by four leading experts on the language and literature of Buddhism, while a glossary of foreign terms completes a thoroughly comprehensive and timeless introduction to the subject.
'A welcome addition to our anthologies; gives wider coverage, perhaps, than any other.'