The Collected Writing of Gustav Roth hardly need an introduction to the World of Indology. He is well known in the learned world of India and in the circles of Western scholars occuping themselves with the Study of the languages and Cultures of the Indian sub-continent. The present volume contains his collected articles which have appeared in many different places.
Twenty seven articles included in the volume Moharagraha in Prakrittexten, in Kautiliya's Arthasastra und in den Annalen des Tabari; The Women and Tree Motif; The City of Iron in Ancient Indian Literature and in the Arabian Nights Zu Sanskrit sava Lokotaravadin; a Saint like that and A Savioua in Prakrit, Pali, Sanskrit and Tibetan Literature; Praticle dani in the Vinaya Texts of Mahasamghika Lokottaravadin and the Inscriptions of Asoka; The Similes of the Entrusted Five Rice-Grains and their Parallels; Notes on the Pamca-namokkara-paramamangala in Jaina Literature; What the Jaina Sources can Teach us; On the Completion of 80 Years of Professor Ernst Waldschmidt; Observations on the first chapter of Asanga's Bodhisattvabhumi; Notes on Bambhadatta's Story; 150 Years of Sanskrit Studies in Gottingen; Von Magadhi hamgho zu Bengali ham gok Obituary, Ludwig Alsdorf. 8-8-1904 bis 25-3-1978; Mithila Rituelles Zuberetein des Haschisch-Getrankes bhang; Mittelindoarische Sparchen; Jaina-Literatur; Jainismus; Notes on the Introduction of the Bhiksu-Pratimoksa-Sutra of the Arya Mahasamghika-Lokottaravadin; Symbolism of the Buddhist Stupa According to the Tibetan version of Caitya-vibhaga-vinayedbhavasutra, the Sanskrit treatise Stupa laksana-karika-vivecana, and a corresponding passage in Kuladatta's Kriyasamgraha; Bemorkungen zum Stupa des Ksemamkara; Particular Features of the Language of the Arya-Mahasamghika-Lokottaravadins and their Importance for Early Buddhist Tradition; The Birth of a Saviour related in Buddhist, Christian, Islamic and Jaina Traditions; Notes on Inscription of Asoka; and Legends of Craftsmen in Jaina-Literature, including notes on the Bell-frieze and Mount Mandara in the Jaina Canon and in Ancient Indian Art.
The Volume also contains the reviews done by Dr. Roth of the Books of other scholars The Volume includes an Index and various plates in the end.
The volume is must for the scholars of Indology and Libraries all over the world.