ix, 76p., Abb., 25 cm. (First Edition pub. in 1953, New Haven)
CONTENTS:- 1. The Deer-king and the Doe 2. The Wolf and the Sheep 3. The Four Sights (Mahavastu) 4. The Four Sights (Lalitavistara) 5. The First Sermon (Mahavastu) Part 1 6. The First Sermon (Mahavastu) Part 2 7. The First Sermon (Lalitavistara) Part 1 8. The First Sermon (Lalitavistara) Part 2 9. The Chain of Causation (Lalitavistara verses) 10. The Conversion of Sariputra and Maudgalyayana 11. Death of the Buddha 12. Edifying Stanzas from the Udanavarga 13. The Lost Heir 14. The Burning House
Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Reader is a collection of selections from the Mahavastu, Mahaparinirvana Sutra, Udanavarga and Lalitavistara, which have been edited according to the principals to be adopted for Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit. The purpose behind this work is to facilitate the practice use of the author's Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Grammar and Dictionary (2 Vols.) by scholars and students as welll as teachers interested in the language.