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The Resource Buddhism in india : challenging Brahmanism and caste, Gail Omvedt, (electronic resource)

Buddhism in india : challenging Brahmanism and caste, Gail Omvedt, (electronic resource)

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Buddhism in india : challenging Brahmanism and caste
Title
Buddhism in india
Title remainder
challenging Brahmanism and caste
Statement of responsibility
Gail Omvedt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a consequence of the recent activities and utterances of the aggressive forces of Hinduism (or Hindutva), the twin issues of religion and identity are at the forefront of social and political discourse in India. This has also led to a growing interest in Buddhism and a reconsideration of the role of Christianity and Islam in India as well as given rise to a far-reaching reassessment of the cultural, spiritual and artistic heritage of the subcontinent. This fascinating book constitutes a unique exploration of 2,500 years of the development of Buddhism, Brahmanism and caste in India, taking D
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Omvedt, Gail
Dewey number
294.3/0954
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Buddhism
  • Brahmanism
  • Buddhism
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Buddhism in india : challenging Brahmanism and caste, Gail Omvedt, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-298) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Reconstructing the World; 1 -- The Background to Buddhism; 2 -- The Dhamma: The Basic Teachings of Buddhism; 3 -- Transitoriness and Transformations; 4 -- Buddhist Civilisation; 5 -- The Defeat of Buddhism in India; 6 -- After Buddhism: The Bhakti Movements; 7 -- Colonial Challenges, Indian Responses and Buddhist Revival; 8 -- Navayana Buddhism and the Modern Age; 9 -- Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
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ocn551204499
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132103707
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)551204499
Label
Buddhism in india : challenging Brahmanism and caste, Gail Omvedt, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-298) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Reconstructing the World; 1 -- The Background to Buddhism; 2 -- The Dhamma: The Basic Teachings of Buddhism; 3 -- Transitoriness and Transformations; 4 -- Buddhist Civilisation; 5 -- The Defeat of Buddhism in India; 6 -- After Buddhism: The Bhakti Movements; 7 -- Colonial Challenges, Indian Responses and Buddhist Revival; 8 -- Navayana Buddhism and the Modern Age; 9 -- Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn551204499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132103707
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)551204499

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