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Download E-books Tibetan Songs of Realization: Echoes from a Seventeenth-Century Scholar and Siddha in Amdo (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library) PDF

Among such a lot different kinds of Tibetan literature, the style of "mgur" (songs of non secular recognition) stands proud for his or her startingly and strangely honest descriptions of internal innovations, emotions and experiential wisdom. This ebook is the 1st remark in Western literature at the gathered "mgur" of 1 of the nonetheless principally unknown masters, the Tibetan pupil and siddha Skal ldan rgya mtsho (1606-1677). Dr. Sujata convincingly offers with Skal ldan rgya mtsho either as a particular determine in non secular historical past and as an writer, illustrating her issues with a number of translations given along the unique Tibetan of his "Mgur 'bum (Collected Songs of non secular Experience)." She additionally presents the reader with a entire evaluation of his "Gsung 'bum (Collected Writings)," broad bibliographies and a discography. With a special CD containing the writer s personal recordings of his songs as they're nonetheless sung today."

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Download E-books Sarvastivada Buddhist Scholasticism (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) (Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 2; South Asia) PDF

By Charles Willemen

This quantity bargains with the Sarv stiv da institution of "Buddhism," the most important philosophical institution of H nay na. First a basic define is given of the school's beginning within the (Indian) Buddhist synods. half one ends with a basic "survey of Sarv stiv da Literature." within the genuine corpus the philosophical texts of Sarv stiv da are taken care of intimately. The association of the paintings follows the geographical unfold of Sarv stiv da. In those elements specified emphasis is laid at the principal Asian heritage of the college, in addition to on how the college ultimately reached "China" ('Abhidharma and Kosa Schools'). therapy relies at the chinese language models of the key works of the college (S trapit aka, Abhidarmapit aka and Vinayapit aka). All in all, this significant paintings throws a "new mild" at the dating among Sarv stiv da and M lasarv stiv da and offers an cutting edge view at the D rst tantika and Sautr ntika Schools."

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Download E-books Departure and Consolation: The Johannine Farewell Discourses in Light of Greco-Roman Literature (Supplements to Novum Testamentum) (Supplements to Novum Testamentum (Brill)) PDF

By George L Parsenios

Not like the typical opinion that the Johannine Farewell Discourses signify completely the Jewish style of the testomony, George Parsenios argues that includes of the discourses are misinterpret or ignored thoroughly except Greco-Roman literature. proof from classical drama, for example, assists in interpreting Jesus' go back to the daddy as a dramatic go out and, additional, bills for the confusing hold up of Jesus at 14:31 with out recourse to redaction theories. comfort literature and the literary symposium emphasize Jesus' carrying on with and consoling presence, with specific cognizance to the Paraclete's function as doppelganger. The thread that binds a number of the chapters right into a coherent complete, for this reason, is the application of classical literature in clarifying Jesus' consoling presence even after his departure to the Father."

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Download E-books The Classical Commentary: Histories, Practices, Theory (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) (Mnemosyne Supplements) PDF

This assortment explores the problems raised by way of the writing and analyzing of commentaries on classical Greek and Latin texts. Written basically through working towards commentators, the papers learn philosophical, narratological, and historiographical commentaries; historic, Byzantine, and Renaissance statement perform and idea, with specific emphasis on Galen, Tzetzes, and l. a. Cerda; the connection among the writer of the first textual content, the statement author, and the reader; precise difficulties posed by means of fragmentary and spurious texts; the function and scope of quotation, selectivity, lemmatization, and revision; the sensible way forward for commentary-writing and book; and how pcs are altering the form of the classical statement. With a genesis in dialogue panels fixed within the united kingdom in 1996 and the U.S. in 1997, the amount keeps fresh overseas discussion at the style and way forward for commentaries.

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Download E-books Josephus and History of the Greco-Roman Period: Essays in Memory of Morton Smith (Studia Post-Biblica) PDF

By Fausto Parente, J. Sievers

This number of essays covers the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus and the background of the second one Temple interval. The contributions are revised models of papers brought at a global colloquium in reminiscence of Professor Morton Smith, which used to be held at San Miniato, Italy, in November 1992. The essays disguise a wide variety of ancient and historiographical concerns in regards to the Seleucid, Hasmonean, Herodian and Roman classes, for which the significance of Josephus can hardly ever be over priced. Josephus's trustworthiness as a historian is investigated from quite a few angles. gentle is thrown on philological, literary, geographical, archaeological, sociological and non secular questions. The publication features a severe overview of Morton Smith's scholarly fulfillment.

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Download E-books The Ancient Novel and Beyond the Ancient Novel and Beyond (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava,) PDF

This quantity contains the revised types of chosen papers learn on the overseas convention at the historic Novel (Groningen, July 2000). The papers conceal a variety of scholarly concerns that have been widespread within the programme of the convention, and have the latest techniques to analyze at the historic novel. The essays mix sensible use of literary concept with conventional scholarship, and look at the traditional novels and comparable texts, comparable to Oriental stories and Christian narrative, either of their better, literary, cultural and social context, and as resources of notion for Byzantine and sleek fiction. This ebook is critical not just for classicists and literary historians, but additionally for a common public of these drawn to narrative fiction.

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Download E-books Adhesion Measurement of Films and Coatings, Volume 2 PDF

This publication records the complaints of the Second overseas Symposium on Adhesion dimension of movies and Coatings, held in Newark, NJ, October 25-27, 1999. because the First Symposium (Boston 1992) there have been substantial task in devising new, extra trustworthy and extra effective how one can degree adhesion of flicks and coatings, which led to the choice to prepare the Newark Symposium. movies and coatings are used for various reasons – sensible, ornamental, protecting, and so on. – in a bunch of functions. without reference to the aim or software of a movie or a coating, their enough adhesion to the underlying substrates is of paramount value. Concomitantly, the necessity to boost suggestions for quantitative review of adhesion of flicks and coatings is all too visible. This quantity includes a overall of 20 papers, that have all been carefully peer reviewed and certainly changed ahead of inclusion. the subjects comprise: dimension and research of interface adhesion; relative adhesion size for skinny movie constructions; adhesion trying out of tough coatings through various suggestions; demanding situations and new instructions in scratch adhesion trying out of covered substrates; program of scratch try to assorted movies and coatings; overview of coating-substrate adhesion by way of indentation experiments; dimension of interfacial fracture strength in multifilm functions; laser triggered decohesion spectroscopy (LIDS) for measuring adhesion; pulsed laser procedure for evaluate of adhesion; blade adhesion try; JKR adhesion try out; coefficient of thermal growth dimension; and residual stresses in diamond motion pictures. This quantity, offering the newest info, can be of significant worth and curiosity to somebody operating within the region of adhesion size of flicks and coatings.

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Download E-books Shopping Experience--Store & Showroom PDF

By Jasmin Yu

In present day marketplace, humans worth not just the standard of what they purchase, but additionally the excitement and the relief they suppose while they're paying for. So a shop may still provide its shoppers not only the benefit of buying but additionally an relaxing purchasing adventure. This e-book is a set of chosen tasks with 5 different types in keeping with shop features. With basic textual content containing the layout suggestion and its features, and delightful images, the e-book explains the importance of the buying adventure because it pertains to shop layout and may supply readers with clean notion.

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