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Psalms Of The Sisters Caroline A.F. Rhys Davids

Psalms Of The Sisters

Caroline A.F. Rhys Davids

Published March 23rd 2011
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Psalms Of The Sisters: Psalms Of The Early Buddhistsby Caroline A. F. Rhys DavidsBOOK titles are necessarily brief. In their brevity they seem to claim too much and to specify not enough. Here and now let the title of this little volume be modifiedMorePsalms Of The Sisters: Psalms Of The Early Buddhistsby Caroline A. F. Rhys DavidsBOOK titles are necessarily brief. In their brevity they seem to claim too much and to specify not enough. Here and now let the title of this little volume be modified by the ampler designation: Verses attributed, in the tradition of the Pali Canon, to certain eminent Sisters (Therī-Bhikkhunīs) of the Buddhist Order, and forming the second and smaller portion of the work entitled Thera-therī-gāthā–i.e. verses of the Elders, Brethren and Sisters.Caroline Augusta Foley Rhys Davids (1857-1942) was a Pali language scholar and translator, and from 1923-1942 president of the Pali Text Society which was founded by her husband T.W. Rhys Davids whom she married in 1894.For additional information on publishing your books on iPhone and iPad please visit www.AppsPublisher.com