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Beal, Samuel 1825-1889

Overview
Works: 162 works in 725 publications in 2 languages and 5,049 library holdings
Genres: Sacred books  Poetry  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries  Local history 
Roles: Translator, Author, Other, Contributor, Editor, Inscriber, Former owner
Classifications: DS6, 291
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Most widely held works about Samuel Beal
 
Most widely held works by Samuel Beal
Si-yu-ki. Buddhist records of the Western World by Xuanzang( Book )

86 editions published between 1884 and 2008 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical geography of Central Asia and India
The life of Hiuen-Tsiang by Huili( Book )

68 editions published between 1888 and 2014 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the life of Hsüan-tsang, ca. 596-664, Chinese pilgrim known for his translation of Buddhist sutras and diary of his travels in India
The Fo-sho-hing-tsan-king : a life of Buddha by Aśvaghoṣa( Book )

76 editions published between 1883 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred books of the East : with critical and biographical sketches by Epiphanius Wilson( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred Books of the East includes selections from the Vedic Hymns, Zend-Avesta, Dhammapada, Upanishads, the Koran, and the Life of Buddha, with critical and biographical sketches by Epiphanius Wilson
Travels of Fah-Hian and Sung-Yun, Buddhist pilgrims, from China to India (400 A.D. and 518 A.D.) by Faxian( Book )

51 editions published between 1869 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddhism in China by Samuel Beal( Book )

31 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a study of the ethics of Buddhism in China
A catena of Buddhist scriptures from the Chinese by Samuel Beal( Book )

29 editions published between 1871 and 2016 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume Reverend Beal has translated works of Buddhist Literature in order to make them more accessible to a broader audience. This volume includes bits from Avatamsaka, Pindhadana, Lankavatara, Vimalakirti, Dharani, Kshitigarbha, Surangama, Lotus, Mahasahasra-Mandala, Prajnaparamita, Amitabha, Buddhanusmritti-samadhi, Diamond, Suvarna-prabhasa, Mahanidana, and other Sutras, plus various Vinayas and Shastras. The book is divided into the following Parts: Legends and Myths; Buddhism as a Religion; Scholastic Period; Mystic Period; and Decline and Fall
The romantic legend of Sâkya Buddha = Bo ben xing ji jing : from the Chinese-Sanscrit by Samuel Beal( Book )

28 editions published between 1875 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texts from the Buddhist canon, commonly known as Dhammapada, with accompanying narratives by Samuel Beal( Book )

30 editions published between 1878 and 2016 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2000
Si-yu-ki. Buddhist records of the Western World. Chinese accounts of India. by Xuanzang( Book )

in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buddhacarita; or, Acts of the Buddha. Published for the University of the Panjab, Lahore by Aśvaghoṣa( Book )

25 editions published between 1894 and 2011 in German and English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the life of Gautama Buddha by Aśvaghoṣa; retold
Abstract of four lectures on Buddhist literature in china, delivered at University college, London by Samuel Beal( Book )

18 editions published between 1882 and 2015 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddhist literature in China by Samuel Beal( Book )

9 editions published between 1882 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dhammapada with accompanying narratives by Samuel Beal( Book )

11 editions published between 1878 and 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buddhist Tripitaka as it is known in China and Japan; a catalogue and compendious report by Samuel Beal( Book )

15 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Si-yu-ki : Buddhist records of the Western World by Xuanzang( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical geography of central Asia and India
The sacred books of the East by F. Max Müller( Book )

4 editions published between 1900 and 1902 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred Books of the East includes selections from the Vedic Hymns, Zend-Avesta, Dhammapada, Upanishads, the Koran, and the Life of Buddha, with critical and biographical sketches by Epiphanius Wilson
Selections from Buddha by F. Max Müller( Book )

6 editions published between 1800 and 1910 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Tang dynasty record of the western regions by Xuanzang( Book )

10 editions published between 1884 and 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a view of the western world from the perspective of Tibetan pilgrims
Si-yu-ki : Buddhist records of the Western World : translated from the Chinese of Hiuen Tsiang (A.D. 629) by Xuanzang( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
 
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Alternative Names
Beal, S.

Samuel Beal British oriental scholar

Samuel Beal orientalista inglese

Languages
English (503)

German (17)

Covers
The life of Hiuen-TsiangThe Fo-sho-hing-tsan-king : a life of BuddhaThe romantic legend of Sâkya Buddha = Bo ben xing ji jing : from the Chinese-SanscritTexts from the Buddhist canon, commonly known as Dhammapada, with accompanying narrativesThe Buddhacarita; or, Acts of the Buddha. Published for the University of the Panjab, LahoreThe Buddhist Tripitaka as it is known in China and Japan; a catalogue and compendious reportSi-yu-ki : Buddhist records of the Western World