Author: John Keenan., translator.
Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research. Translated from the Chinese of Samghapala (Taisho Volume 50, Number 2043) 126 pages with notes, glossary and index. This translation is based on the 512 C.E. Chinese text and gives accounts of the major events in the life of king Asoka. It also devotes half of its space to stories concerning the six patriarchs who succeeded the Buddha in transmitting the Dharma.
Green & yellow cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decorative wheel design, a new book. 9 by 6 inches.
A very attractive volume from an excellent series of titles on Buddhist texts.