Greater Magadha
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Johannes Bronkhorst
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-01 - Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass

Greater Magadha, roughly the eastern part of the Gangetic plain of northern India, has so far been looked upon as deeply indebted to Brahmanical culture. Religions such as Buddhism and Jainism are thought of as derived, in one way or another, from Vedic religion. This belief is defective in various
Greater Magadha
Language: de
Pages: 414
Authors: Johannes Bronkhorst
Categories: India
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher:

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Mahabharata Book Twelve (Volume 3)
Language: en
Pages: 626
Authors: Johannes Bronkhorst
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04 - Publisher: NYU Press

Perhaps the most enigmatic philosophical text from ancient India
Mahabharata Book Twelve (Volume 3)
Language: en
Pages: 626
Authors: Johannes Bronkhorst
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-01 - Publisher: NYU Press

The Book of Liberation is perhaps the most enigmatic philosophical text from ancient India. Presented as the teachings of Bhishma as he lies dying on the battlefield, after the epic war between the Pándavas and Káuravas, it was composed by unknown authors in the last centuries BCE, during the early
Understanding Interreligious Relations
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: David Cheetham, Douglas Pratt, David Thomas
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Understanding Interreligious Relations is a multi-authored volume that explores the theme of the 'religious other' from the perspective of five major religions--Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam--and discusses a range of issues in which interreligious relations are central. These include conversion, the impact and nature of religious extremism, the contemporary