Religious Giving and the Invention of Karma in Theravada Buddhism

1st Edition

James Egge

Routledge
Published March 4, 2015
Reference - 208 Pages
ISBN 9781138862623 - CAT# Y178129

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Summary

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.

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