An Analysis of the Pali Canon and a Reference Table of Pali Literature

By:  Russell Webb and Bhikkhu Nyanatusita

An Analysis of the Pali Canon is a comprehensive overview of the contents of the works that make up the Tipitaka, the Canon of the Theravada school of Buddhism. It also contains an index of the suttas and sections of the Tipitaka, as well as an extensive bibliography of the translations of canonical works and secondary literature.

The second part of this book, A Reference Table of Pali Literature, is an extensive list of all the works composed in the Indic language known as Pali. It lists all the works of the Tipitaka, the commentaries and subcommentaries, historical chronicles, works on medicine, cosmology, grammar, law, astrology, Bible translations, etc. It also gives data on the authors, time of composition, country of origin and includes references to secondary literature that provide more information on the works listed.

This book is an essential resource for students and researchers of the Tipitaka and other Pali literature.

An Analysis of the Pali Canon and a Reference Table of Pali Literature

Catalogue No.  BP607S  Language:  English
Publisher:  Buddhist Publication Society
Type: Book  Category:  Reference
ISBN:  978 955 24 0376 7  (2011)  (Paperback)
 Pages:  350   Size: 145 x 220 mm

Price: $5.00     Rs. 250

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