The Diamond Throne

Author: David Eddings

Publisher: Random House LLC

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 435

View: 961

Sparhawk--Pandion Knight and Queen's Champion--finds his land under evil rule and the queen deathly ill upon his return, and sets off with his magic-empowered friends to find a cure

The Diamond Throne

Author: David Eddings

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 435

View: 616

Sparhawk--Pandion Knight and Queen's Champion--finds his land under evil rule and the queen deathly ill upon his return, and sets off with his magic-empowered friends to find a cure

The Elenium

Author: David Eddings

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 902

View: 951

An omnibus edition containing the three volumes of The Elenium trilogy chronicles the adventures and exploits of Sparhawk, Pandion Knight and Queen's Champion, as he risks everything to free young Queen Ehlanda from the dark spell that has ensorcelled her, in a collection that features The Diamond Throne, The Ruby Knight, and The Sapphire Rose. Original. 15,000 first printing.

The Symbolism of the Stupa

Author: Adrian Snodgrass

Publisher: SEAP Publications

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 407

View: 835

A close analysis of the architecture of the stupa—a Buddhist symbolic form that is found throughout South, Southeast, and East Asia. The author, who trained as an architect, examines both the physical and metaphysical levels of these buildings, which derive their meaning and significance from Buddhist and Brahmanist influences.

THE INDIA THEY SAW (VOL-1)

Author: Sandhya Jain

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 437

View: 619

An account of the grandeur of ancient India as perceived by her foreign visitors from hoary times; and their wonder at her rich philosophical efflorescence and material abundance. The foreigners marvelled at the deep spiritual convictions that allowed yogis and widows to ascend a burning pyre without murmur; the social harmony of myriad tribes and castes; and above all; the common culture and love of justice permeating and binding all in seamless unity. Beginning with the Greeks and especially those who accompanied Alexander; these accounts comprise our first records into the social; moral; legal; and economic life of the Indian people; and the early development of the civilisational paradigm of dharma; artha; kama and moksa. The rise of Christianity pushed Europe into a cocoon. Thereafter; Buddhist pilgrims from China traversed the land between the fourth and the eighth centuries; visiting the major monasteries and sites associated with the Buddha; and left interesting memoirs behind. This uninhibited intellectual and spiritual exploration of India’s Sanskritic or Indic culture ended abruptly with the rise of Islam in Arabia in the seventh century; and its outward thrust into Europe; north Africa; Central Asia and the Indian sub-continent; where it fought to establish political and religious supremacy. Possibly the last Buddhist monk to take the land route to India was the Korean pilgrim Hye Ch’O; who arrived as the armies of Islam began cutting through Central Asia…

Si-Yu-Ki: Buddhist Records of the Western World

Translated from the Chinese of Hiuen Tsiang (A.D. 629):

Author: Samuel Beal

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 378

View: 712

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Si-Yu-Ki

Buddhist Records of the Western World

Author: Samuel Beal

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 380

View: 112

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.