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Essays on the Languages, Literature and Religion of Nepal and Tibet

by Brian Houghton Hodgson

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Published by Laurier Books Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13129589M
    ISBN 108120606884
    ISBN 109788120606883

    Nepal Bhasa is one of the five languages in the Sino-Tibetan family with an ancient literary tradition. Literature in Nepal Bhasa began as translation and commentary in prose in the 14th century AD. The earliest known document in Nepal Bhasa is called "The Palmleaf from Uku Bahal" which dates from AD during the Thakuri period. Tibetan literature not only reflects the life, thoughts, and esthetics of different levels at various phases in Tibetan history, but also provides an important reference for the study of the Tibetan language and origin of words, social history, religion and belief, morality and behavior, the spiritual world, as well as local conditions and customs.

    Everywhere a tourist goes, he or she encounters language, religion, and everyday life that culminate in a beautifully woven tapestry of unique culture. One can find clear examples of religion, language, and migration that combine to show tourists the culture of Kathmandu. Religion plays a large role in the everyday lives of the citizens of. Mainali is one in all three well-known writers of Nepali literature, along with Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala and Laxmi Prasad Devkota. he is famous for his brief story anthology ‘Naaso’. Related terms and posts about Nepal. famous author of Nepal 10 famous writer of Nepal famous literature of Nepal 10 famous novel of Nepal.

    Newari literature has a niche readership. Poetry, short stories, essays, novels, travelogues, biographies and religious discourses are the popular genres. A number of literary magazines are published. Translations of Nepal Bhasa literature in English and Nepali appear frequently. There’s hardly a better way to research a country than by picking up a novel or collection of essays and learning about the place from the people who really know it. While not much Nepali language literature is translated into English, fortunately there are a number of excellent writers—both Nepali and international—who have astutely.


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Essays on the Languages, Literature and Religion of Nepal and Tibet by Brian Houghton Hodgson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Diverse in coverage, the essays represent over thirty years' research. Those in Part 1 focus on Buddhism, covering religious practices, writing, literature, attitudes to Buddhism and the differences between Buddhism and Shaivism.

The pieces in Part 2 explore other aspects of Nepal and the Himalayas, such as tribal culture, colonisation and by: Essays on the languages, literature, and religion of Nepal and Tibet: Together with further papers on the geography, ethnology, and commerce of those countries [B.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hodgson, B. (Brian Houghton), Essays on the languages, literature, and religion of Nepal and Tibet. Essays on the languages, literature, and religion of Nepál and Tibet: Item Preview Tibeto-Burman languages, Nepal, Tibet (China) Publisher London, Trübner & co.

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Hodgson’s Essays on the Language, Literature and Religion of Nepal and Tibet (London: Trubner & Company, 57 & 58 Ludgat Hill, ) is an outstanding collection of some of these essays.

The book has two parts. Part 1 is on the language, literature, and religion. Part II is on geography, ethnology, and commerce.

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Several collections of his essays and notes were also independently published like the essays on the languages, literature and religion of Nepal and Tibet, the study on the Kocch, Bódo and Dhimál tribes, and the illustrations of the literature and religion of the Buddhists.

Hodgson had the opportunity to serve as an assistant to the British Resident in Nepal since Title: Essays on the Languages, Literature, and Religion of Nepal and Tibet: together with further papers on the geography, ethnology, and commerce of those countries.

(2 parts in one) Author Name: B. Hodgson Categories: China - Fall/WinterPublisher: London, Trubner & Co.: Book Condition: Very Good Inscription: Signed Seller ID: Essays on the languages, literature, and religion of Nepal and Tibet: together with further papers on the geography, ethnology, and commerce of those countries.

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Corr. and augm. of two earlier collections of essays entitled Illustrations. [B H Hodgson]. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Essays on the Languages, Literature, and Religion of Nepal and Tibet at nd: Brian Houghton Hodgson.

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[B H Hodgson] -- This book is a collection of essays on the practice of Buddhism in Nepál and Tibet. The Princeton Theological Seminary Library serves Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton University, and wider communities of students, pastors, and scholars.

Essays on the languages, literature, and religion of Nepál and Tibet: Topics: Buddha and Buddhism, Tibeto-Burman languages, Nepal, Tibet (China) Princeton. Books about Tibet, nonfiction or fiction Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Hodgson Brian Houghton Essays on the Languages,Literature and Religion of Nepal and Tibet (Together with further papers on the Geography,Ethnology and Commerce of those Countries), Reprint,Varanasi: Bharat-Bharati.

Hodgson Brian Houghton Miscellaneous Essays relating to Indian Subjects, vol-II. London: Trubner and Co. Schaeffer's work focuses on the cultural and intellectual history of Tibet.

His recent publications include The Culture of the Book in Tibet. Schaeffer is a past co-director of the Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Group in the American Academy of Religion and is currently leading a seminar on ""Religion and the Literary in Tibet"" at the AAR.

Brian Houghton Hodgson is the author of Essays on the Languages, Literature, and Religion of Nepal and Tibet ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, publi.

Tibetan literature generally refers to literature written in the Tibetan language or arising out of Tibetan culture. Historically, Tibetan has served as a trans-regional literary language that has been used, at different times, from Tibet to Mongolia, Russia, and present-day Bhutan, Nepal, India, and Pakistan.These books about Nepali language politic, literature provide indepth knowledge Nepal language, and political development.

Please mail us at [email protected] or Fax us at or Contact Us. If you have special request for books form Nepal which are not included in above list.An Introduction To Nepali Literature In 5 Books Since its political liberation in the s, Nepali literature has flourished with all of the diversity and vibrancy of the nation.

Although many native tales remain oral legends, some of the most enduring and canonical .