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Religious Giving and the Invention of Karma in Theravada Buddhism





ISBN 9781138862623
Published March 4, 2015 by 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.