Karma and Rebirth in Classical Indian Traditions

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1980 - History - 342 pages
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Contents

Karma and Rebirth in the Vedas and Puranas
3
The Concepts of Human Action and Rebirth in
38
Karma and Rebirth in the Dharmasastras
61
Caraka Samhita on the Doctrine of Karma
90
The Theory of Reincarnation among the Tamils
116
Karma and Rebirth in Early Buddhism
165
The Medical Soteriology of Karma
193
Karma and the Problem of Rebirth in Jainism
217
The Karma Theory and Its Interpretation in Some
241
Observations
268
Karma as a Sociology of Knowledge
303
List of Participants in the First Two American Council
317
Index and Glossary
331
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