Re: New in the group, introduce myself
- Hello, Yaron, welcome to the group. Dr Masefield is no longer with
the group, but there are members who had read his book.
--- In Pali@y..., yaron landesman wrote:
> Hi, my name is Yaron Landesman I have a great interest
> in reading Pali in the original, I am reading in the
> Jaataka.t.thakathaa almost every day in my leisure
> time (the Jaatakas are giving great inspiration).
> My B.A is in Indian studies and East Asian
> studies. I have read Peter Masefield's brilliant
> research book "Divine Revelation in Pali Buddhism"
> it is for me a key to understand the Tipitaka.
> I would like to say that what Peter Masefield shows
> in his book appears (or at least can be understood)
> also in the commentary-background of some of the
> Jaatakas. For example the Saamajaataka, (the
> Chadantajaataka, kunaalajataka and so in others.
> If Peter Masefield is still in the Group please
> make a comment about it.
> Yaron Landesman.