Religious Giving and the Invention of Karma in Theravada Buddhism: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Religious Giving and the Invention of Karma in Theravada Buddhism

1st Edition

By James Egge

Routledge

208 pages

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Demonstrates that Buddhists appropriated the practice, vocabulary, and ideology of sacrifice from Vedic religion, and discusses the relationship of this sacrificial discourse to ideas of karma in the Pali canon and in early Buddhism.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General