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Dharma : its early history in law, religion, and narrative

Author: Alf Hiltebeitel; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2011.
Series: South Asia Research.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alf Hiltebeitel; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780195394238 0195394232
OCLC Number: 932245472
Description: 747 s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction ; 2. Asoka Maurya ; 3. A Vedic History of Dharma ; 4. Early Buddhism: Three Baskets of Dharma ; 5. Post-Vedic Brahmanical Dharma ; 6. Dharma over Time, I: Big Time Dharma ; 7. Dharma over Time, II: Prophesies of Disaster ; 8. Women's Dharma: Sastric Norms and Epic Narratives ; 9. Two Dharma Biographies? Yudhisthira and Rama ; 10. Draupadi and Sita: Dharmapatnis of Two Different Kinds ; 11. Dharma and the Bhagavad Gita ; 12. Bhakti and Dharma ; 13. Asvaghoa's Buddhacarita: A Buddhist Reading of the Sanskrit Epics and Their Treatments of Dharma ; 14. Bibliography
Series Title: South Asia Research.
Responsibility: Alf Hiltebeitel.

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This rich book must become essential reading for everyone with an interest in Indic religion, history, and culture. * Religious Studies Review *

 
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