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a narrative of experiences undergone by the writer

critical explanation or analysis

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a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material

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The number of texts that had to be selected, the amount of commentarial literature that was included in the translations, which we will discuss below, combined with the complexity of scholarly consultations with pandits that he freely admitted was required for the project make his assertions of primacy in the authorship of the translations strain credulity.
The type of work, an intersection of technological and commentarial genres, incisively demonstrates literary skill exercised most often by men.
But there the Tibetans did not simply preserve the words of the Indian Buddhists in stasis but actively pursued a course of intense study, reorganizing the material, and adding greatly to the commentarial tradition.
All in all, the present commentarial contributions, in conjunction with a useful paper by Solomon Marcus (Semiotica, 1997), referred to by several authors though not included in the volume, neither significantly deepen the intelligibility of Levi-Strauss' CF, nor plumb its theme: human mythopoeic dynamics.
Bad Nun: Thullananda in Pali Canonical and Commentarial Sources.
insists that a properly religious reading of these mantras requires thorough immersion in Srivaisnava commentarial traditions, and the bulk of the volume is taken up with summary and exposition of the prominent commentator Vedanta Desika (1268-1369).
As he brought this commentarial section to a close, in the fourth lecture on chapter 11, Thomas looked at the meaning of the term "irrevocable" (Rom.
As the tale from the Paramatthajotika shows, the notion that being female is related to bad karma is found in the Pali commentarial tradition.
In Wilden's introduction she points out the fact that, even though the beginning of the Tamil exegetical tradition is usually dated at the eighth century with NakIciran's famous commentary on the Iraiyanar Akapporul, a late classical work on poetics, by the time of Nakkiran "we are already faced with a fully developed specimen of commentarial idiom and technique" (p.
For Clooney the limitation of the self is illustrated pointedly by the Vedanta's commentarial tradition.
makes good use of current commentarial material; his treatment of these authors and his presentations are both clear and concise.
For example, Vamana Bhatta Bana may have taken his tally of the remaining months of exile from the vast commentarial literature that emerged on Kalidasa's poem, where such calculations abound.
The absence of any direct prohibition against suicide continues in the commentarial Vinaya literature.
However, a closer reading of Nagarjuna will complicate matters considerably, and entail a look at the commentarial material.
Instead, Vinaya education and the regulation of monastic life are centered on Gunaprabha's highly condensed interpretive digest and the vast commentarial tradition based on his work.