Author: K Krishna MurthyK Padmanabha/Publisher: Sundeep PrakashanYear: 1996Language: EnglishPages: 172ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185067945
This book discusses the various life events of the Buddha, the evening of the Buddha's career and his grand finale. In fact, the book is a running commentary on the life and dissolution of Buddha, as gleaned through Pali and Sanskrit texts.
DEDICATIONPREFACEABBREVIATIONSLIST OF PLATES1. Introductory2. The Buddha and his life events3. Meaning of Nirvana4. Nirvana in Buddhist Art5. The Evening of His Career6. The Mahaparinirvana7. Funerary Ceremony8. The Mahaparinirvana in Plastic Art9. The World of Buddhism10. The Spread of BuddhismAPPENDIXBIBLIOGRAPHYGLOSSARY