The Buddha Carita

Author: Asvaghosa (2nd cent. CE)
Subtitle: The Life of Buddha
No of Pages: 185
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 1894
File Size: 800 KB
Permission: Available through the generosity of Holy Books (
Blurb: It is an early epic Sanskrit poem written in India on the legendary history of Buddha. It therefore contains much that is of interest for the history of Buddhism. As well it illustrates the importance and early history of classical Sanskrit literature.
Notes: Editor and translator: Edward B. Cowell.