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The Kathakoca or a Treasury of Stories Somadeva Bhaṭṭa

The Kathakoca or a Treasury of Stories

Somadeva Bhaṭṭa

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ISBN : 9780766186880
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284 pages
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1895. The Kathakoca contains 41 stories translated from Sanskrit manuscripts that are intended to illustrate the tenets and practice of Jainism. The religion of the Jains arose in the same part of India and at about the same time as Buddhism. TheMore1895. The Kathakoca contains 41 stories translated from Sanskrit manuscripts that are intended to illustrate the tenets and practice of Jainism. The religion of the Jains arose in the same part of India and at about the same time as Buddhism. The object of the Jain religion, as of most Indian systems, is to escape from the bonds of metempsychosis, or the never-ending cycle of births and deaths.