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Buddhism in the Shadow of Brahmanism

Author: Johannes Bronkhorst
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2011, ©2011.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Zweite Abteilung,, Indien ;, 24. Bd.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For many centuries Buddhism and Brahmanism coexisted in the Indian subcontinent. This book concentrates on the way in which the two, after an initial period of relative independence, confronted each other, both in and around the royal courts and in society at large. In this confrontation, Buddhism was strong in philosophical debate, but could not compete with Brahmanism in the services it could provide to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johannes Bronkhorst
ISBN: 9789004201408 9004201408
OCLC Number: 694238169
Description: viii, 293 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. One Introduction: Buddhism Before the New Brahmanism --
1.1. original context --
1.2. Interactions --
1.3. Imperial help --
ch. Two Brahmanism --
2.1. new Brahmanism --
2.2. spread of Sanskrit --
2.3. brahmanical colonization of the past --
2.4. brahmanization of borrowed features --
ch. Three Buddhism Confronted with Brahmanism --
3.1. courtly challenge --
3.2. Science and religion in classical India --
3.3. new language --
Appendix to chapter 3.3: Jainism, Mathura and Sanskrit --
3.4. Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit, the original language --
3.5. Buddhism sanskritized, Buddhism brahmanized --
3.6. Philosophical encounters --
3.7. relics of the Buddha --
Relic worship --
What happened to the body of the Buddha? --
Appendix to Chapter 3.7: What happened to Mahavira's body? --
3.8. Adjustment to political reality.
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Zweite Abteilung,, Indien ;, 24. Bd.
Responsibility: by Johannes Bronkhorst.

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This book deals with the confrontation of Buddhism and Brahmanism in India. Both depended on support from the royal court, but Buddhism had less to offer in return than Brahmanism. Buddhism developed  Read more...

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