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Doc µ Sutasoma The Ancient Tale of a Buddha Prince ✓ 332 pages Download É Johnscyclingdiary Ô [PDF / Epub] ✪ Sutasoma The Ancient Tale of a Buddha Prince ☆ Kate O'Brien – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk The 14th century epic poem Sutasoma relatesCantly less known or understoodO'Brien's accompanying analysis reveals a fascinating aspect of the poem until now not fully comprehended Aside from its function to elucidate the compatibility of Buddhahood and kingship it also reveals within its verses what amounts to a literary mandala as complex and philosophically rich as the beautiful mandala images of Tibetan Buddhism yet firmly rooted in the Javanese milieu of the Majaphit polity which spawned this version of a very a

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Ncient tale It is this literary mandala that is the path to Sutasoma's enlightenment and this in turn the key to his success as a World Protector and Universal MonarchThis entertaining and attractively illustrated edition will appeal to readers with interest in the literary traditions of Southeast Asia and of tantric Buddhism and also to a wider audience who wish to understand the foundations both mystical and practical underpinning much of Javanese and Balinese society tod

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Sutasoma The Ancient Tale of a Buddha PrinceThe 14th century epic poem Sutasoma relates the life of a prince born an incarnation of the Jina Buddha Wairocana It follows his spiritual journey to enlightenment and his temporal journey through marriage kingship and eventual victory over the mighty world threatening demon PorusadaKate O'Brien's new translation delivers to the reader a highly approachable and lively rendition of this Buddhist epic comparable in both complexity and scale to that of the Ramayana yet signifi