Author: F Max MullerPublisher: Motilal BanarsidassYear: Language: EnglishPages: 21135ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120801016
These volumes of the Sacred Books of the East series include translation of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions that have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The Vedic-Brahmanic System claims twenty-one volumes, Buddhism ten, and Jainism two. Eight volumes comprise sacred book of the Parsis; two volumes represent Islam; and six the two main indigenous systems of China: thus placing the Historical and Comparative study of Religions on a solid foundation. These volumes have been written by twenty leading authorities in their respective fields and have been edited by Rt. Hon. F Max Muller. The inception, publication and compilation of these books cover 34 years.