Understanding Karma

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International Centre for Cultural Studies, 2006 - Hermeneutics - 515 pages
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Study of theory of Karma with reference to Mahābhārata and works of Paul Ricoeur.
  

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Contents

Theroretical Considerations Karmānta
3
Plan of Work
18
Published
24
Frequently Cited Sanskrit Texts
25
Antecedents of Karma in the Veda
28
Appropriating Knowledge through Dhyāna
34
JS Jaiminisūtra
47
Hermeneutics in the Indic Tradition
62
Shri Ramnavami Yugabda 5108
248
Discussion
257
Linking Tradition with Modernity III
274
Chapter
287
Integrating the Possible and the Actual II
311
Discussion
325
Discussion
342
Parvans of the Mahābhārata
348

Chapter
79
Detour through Language
90
Agency and Receptivity Giving and Receiving
97
Imaginative Possibility and Temporality
109
Identity and Alterity
119
Karma as Explanation and Understanding
132
Agency and Receptivity of Action
156
Discussion
176
Act of Sacrifice yaja
188
Act of Voluntary Deprivation and Suffering tapas
190
Women as Agents of Social Transactions
202
An Anthropological Perspective
211
Discussion
224
Linking Tradition with Modernity through Yaja I
232
Discussion
362
Integrating Death into Life II
371
Discussion
378
Discussion
397
Tradition and selfidentity
403
Balancing Idenity and Alterity in Diaspora I
409
Discussion
419
Discussion
431
Discussion
442
Discussion
452
Bibliography
461
Ādi Ādiparvan
465
Index
505
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