Literary Histories of Jainism

Himal Trikha himal.trikha at UNIVIE.AC.AT
Fri Sep 7 10:04:11 UTC 2012

Dear Tim,

Dixit attempts a broader historical outline of philosophical works.

K.K. Dixit: Jaina Ontology. (Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Series 31).
Ahmedabad 1971.

Best regards, Himal

Dr. Himal Trikha
Research Fellow
Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia
Austrian Academy of Sciences

Am 07.09.2012 11:36, schrieb Ulrich T. Kragh:
> Dear Indology list-members,
> I am trying to compile a complete as possible list of literary histories
> of Jainism. With "literary histories" I do NOT mean studies or
> translations of specific works or studies of Jain doctrine, but only
> broader surveys that attempt to provide a historical outline of authors
> and works over a longer span of time. I also include histories of
> literature in specific languages, such as Prakrit, provided that these
> involve a substantial amount of Jain texts. However, I do not include
> library and manuscript catalogs or reports.
> Below is a list of the Jain literary histories that I have already
> identified. I would like your feedback on whether there are any
> histories that I have overlooked.
> List of Jain literary histories (in chronological order):
> U.D. Barodia, 1909, /History and Literature of Jainism./
> Moritz Winternitz, 1920, /Geschichte der indischen litteratur/(A History
> of//Indian Literature), vol. II.
> Helmuth von Glasenapp, 1922, /Die Literaturen Indiens von ihren Anfängen
> bis zur Gegenwart/(The Literatures of India from their beginnings until
> the present).
> Johannes Hertel, 1922, /On the Literature of the Shvetambaras of Gujarat./
> //
> Hiralal Rasikdas Kapadia, 1941, /A History of the Canonical Literature
> of the Jainas/.
> Appaswami Chakravarti, 1941, /Jaina Literature in Tamil./ Revised
> edition 1974.
> Harivaṃśa Kochar, 1956, /Apabhraṃśa-Sāhitya /(Apabhraṃśa Literature).
> Jagdish Chandra Jain, 1961, /Prākṛt sāhitya kā itihās/ (History of
> Prakrit Literature).
> Ramsingh Tomar, 1964, /Prākṛt aur apabhraṃś sāhitya, tathā hiṃdī sāhitya
> par prabhāv /(Prakrit and Apabhramsa Literature, and their Impact on
> Hindi Literature)/./
> //
> A.N. Upadhye, 1975, /Prākṛt Languages and Literature/.
> Jagdish Chandra Jain, 2004, /History and Development of Prakrit
> //
> Dalsukh Malvania and Jayendra Soni, 2007, /Jain Philosophy (Part I)/.
> Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, vol. 10.
> Though not literary histories per se, I am also aware of Bhogilal J.
> Sandesara, 1953, /Literary Circle of Mahāmātya Vastupāla and its
> Contribution to Sanskrit Literature, /and P.K. Gode, /Studies in Indian
> Literary History/. Vol. 1.
> With best regards,
> Tim
> Dr. Ulrich Timme Kragh
> Research Fellow
> IIAS, Leiden University
> The Netherlands

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