The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories: A Treasury of Jain Literature

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The stories in this collection span almost one thousand years of story-telling in India. Most originate in North India and all were written by Jain monks for the education and amusement of the faithful. Jain literature is both righ and varied. Stories were told in verse and prose, in Sanskrit and in vernacular languages. Some resemble simple folk tales while others are as sophisticated as courtly romances. The stories in Jain literature are about holy men and holy places, famous kings and courtiers and those not often heard ...

The Clever Adulteress and Other Stories: A Treasury of Jain Literature 2010, Mosaic Press

ISBN-13: 9780889624351

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Clever Adulteress and Other Stories: A Treasury of Jain Literature 2008, Mosaic Press

ISBN-13: 9780889628892

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