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Purnabhadra's Pancatantra: Jaina tales or brahminical outsourcing?

Taylor, McComas


"To what extent is Pūrṇabhadra’s Pañcatantra a Jaina text, that is, one of a corpus which “narrate key Jain virtues” as Cort suggests? I will test this proposition in this paper by examining the manner in which Pūrṇabhadra’s Pañcatantra dovetails into the narrative techniques of what we might call an orthodox Sanskrit brahminical tradition."

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) 7.1 (2011): 1-17


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