This book contains one long, very interesting and informative essay on biographical writings in the Jain tradition. The author translates and discusses biographies and autographies of two Jain monks who lived in the 11th and 14th centuries respectively.
About the Author(s)
Koichi Shinohara is a member of the Department of Relegious Studies at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Phyllis Granoff teaches Indian relegion and Sanskrit at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.