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The Asrama System : the History and Hermeneutics of a Religious Institution.

Author: Patrick Olivelle
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the Asrama system, a Hindu construct consisting of four legitimate ways of leading a religious life. The author traces its early history and explains how Asrama gradually established connections with other Hindu religious institutions to emerge as a central tenet of the Hindu dharma.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Olivelle
ISBN: 9780195344783 0195344782 1280654872 9781280654879
OCLC Number: 466428084
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents: Contents; Abbreviations; Prologue; I. INTRODUCTION; 1. Meaning and Method; 2. Background and Context; II. THE EARLY PERIOD; 3. The Origins; 4. Ingredients of Change; III. THE CLASSICAL PERIOD; 5. The Classical Asrama System; 6. Development of the Classical System; 7. The Asramas and Other Brahmanical Institutions; 8. The Asrama System in Medieval Theology; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.

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A study of the Asrama system, a Hindu construct consisting of four legitimate ways of leading a religious life. The author traces its early history and explains how Asrama gradually established connections with other Hindu religious institutions to emerge as a central tenet of the Hindu dharma.

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