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"Sacred Books of the East" is at its origin a monumental 50-volume set of English translations of Asian religious writings, edited by arguably the greatest Orientalist of all time, Max Muller. It incorporates the essential sacred texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, and Islam. This massive abridged version is an accessible introduction to the Vedic Hymns, Zend-Avesta, Dhammapada, the Upanishads,the Koran, and the Life of Buddha,with critical and biographical sketches by Epiphanius Wilson, another great religion scholar. A must for all those interested in Eastern spirituality.