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Lustful Maidens and Ascetic Kings

Buddhist and Hindu Stories of Life

by Roy C. Amore & Larry D. Shinn

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About the Authors

Roy C. Amore, a member of the Department of Religious Studies of the University of Windsor, holds the Ph.D. degree from Columbia University. He has contributed to Death and Eastern Thought, Religious Systems and Psychotherapy, and the Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religion. His book Two Masters, One Message compares the lives and teachings of Buddha and Christ.

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Roy C. Amore, a member of the Department of Religious Studies of the University of Windsor, holds the Ph.D. degree from Columbia University. He has contributed to Death and Eastern Thought, Religious Systems and Psychotherapy, and the Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religion. His book Two Masters, One Message compares the lives and teachings of Buddha and Christ.

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Contributor Notes

Roy C. Amore is at University of Windsor. Larry D. Shinn is at Oberlin College.

Editorial Reviews

"This instructive retelling of tales from traditional Hindu and Buddhist texts introduces the reader to the popular teachings of these traditions not as abstract concepts but dressed in their original, attractive story form."--Donald K. Swearer, Swarthmore College


"A delicious repast of stories, delightfully told and intended to satisfy our narrative appetites and nourish our moral sensibilities."--Religious Studies Review


"A marvellous introductory text, well-organized and clearly written. The renditions of stories are readable and engaging." --Edward T. Gilday, Bowdoin College


"A delicious repast of stories, delightfully told and intended to satisfy our narrative appetites and nourish our moral sensibilities. Drawing upon tales from the Hindu epics, the Pancatantra, Puranas, Jatakas, Nikayas, and other texts, the authors provide translations and summaries of stories illustrating fundamental Hindu and Buddhist values and attitudes....A good candidate for use in undergraduate courses in Indian religions or the introduction to religion."--Religious Studies Review


"A brilliant success."--K.L. Seshagiri Rao, University of Virginia

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