Instructions to kings (rājānusāsana) according to the Sutra of Lion's Roar (In Russian: Наставления царей (rājānusāsana) по данным "Сутры Львиного Рыка)

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Abstract

Analysis of three instructions contained in the canonical Buddhist composition 'Sutra of the Lion's Roar' in view of existing parallels in the edicts of the 3rd century BC Indian king Ashoka and his moral instructions to his subjects as well as in the Ancient Indian political treatise 'Arthashastra' (article published in Russian)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIndia-Tibet: Text and Concerning Text. Roerikh Readings 2002 (jubilee) at the Institute of Oriental Studies Russian Academy of Sciences (In Russian: Индия - Тибет: текст и вокруг текста)
EditorsVictoria Vertogradova
Place of PublicationMoscow: Oriental Literature Publishers
PublisherRussian Academy of Sciences
Pages190-204
ISBN (Print)978-5-02-01-8456-9
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jul 2004

Keywords

  • royal instructions
  • Ashoka
  • Buddhist sutras
  • Arthashastra

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    Fomin, M. (2004). Instructions to kings (rājānusāsana) according to the Sutra of Lion's Roar (In Russian: Наставления царей (rājānusāsana) по данным "Сутры Львиного Рыка). In V. Vertogradova (Ed.), India-Tibet: Text and Concerning Text. Roerikh Readings 2002 (jubilee) at the Institute of Oriental Studies Russian Academy of Sciences (In Russian: Индия - Тибет: текст и вокруг текста) (pp. 190-204). Moscow: Oriental Literature Publishers: Russian Academy of Sciences.