printed in The Buddhacarita or Life of Buddha by Aśvaghoṣa, which was The Sanskrit text of the Buddha-carita was published at the beginning of last year. The Sanskrit text of the Buddha-carita was published at the beginning of last year [i.e ] in the ‘Anecdota Oxoniensia,’ and the following. English translation is. The Buddhacarita is the most famous work of Asvaghosa, the well-known Ashvaghosha Buddhacarita: In Praise of Buddha’s Acts (BDK English Tripitaka) .
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Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. Two works by him, both in the style of buddhacqrita, are extant: Legend obscures the man, but it is known that he was an outspoken opponent of Buddhism until, after a heated debate with a noted Buddhist scholar on the relative merits of Hinduism and Buddhism, he accepted the value of Buddhism and became a disciple of his erstwhile opponent.
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Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Sources of the life of the Buddha myth in Buddhism In Buddhism: A huge war indemnity was demanded, and the ruler of Varanasi handed over instead a symbolic tribute, a begging bowl said to have been used by both the Buddha and Ashvaghosha.
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While in Varanasi Benareswhere the Buddha had preached his first sermon, Ashvaghosha saw the city conquered by the Kushan Kushana emperor Kanishkaa devout Buddhist.
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