The Epitome of Queen L_l_vat_

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NYU Press, 2005 - Fiction - 650 pages
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NamarupaThe second volume of Jina·ratna's thirteenth-centuryThe Epitome of Queen Lilávaticompletes his story. Embodied souls undergo all too human adventures in a succession of lives, As they advance to final release. The primary purpose of Jain narrative literature was to edify lay people through amusement; consequently the stories are racy, and in some cases the moralizing element is rather tenuous.Co-published by New York University Press And The JJC Foundation
  

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Contents

Sanskrit alphabetical order
7
THE EPITOME OF QUEEN LILAVATI
8
Introduction
13
THE SENSE OE TASTE 27
43
THE SENSE OF SMELL
69
THE SENSE OF SIGHT
119
THE SENSE OF HEARING
157
THE FIVE GREAT MEN
271
PRINCE SUSHENA
521
REVEREND DOCTOR KING SIMHA
543
REVEREND DOCTOR SAMARASENA
555
KIJSUMASHEKHARA AND ViMALASENA
569
KULAMRIGANKA AND SUSHENA
585
OMNISCIENCE AND FINAL LIBERATION
591
AUTHORS COLOPHON
619
Notes
629

PRINCE ViMALASENA
361
PRINCE SURANDHARA
381
Canto I5 PRINCE KULAMRIGANKA
491

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