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This comprises a translation and study of the largest single collection of mainstream Hindu texts that deal with asceticism and monasticism.
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The first readable and accurate translation of twenty of the most authoritative Hindu documents pertaining to ascetic ideals and the ascetic way of life, this text opens to students a major source for the study of the Hindu ascetical institution and of the historical changes they underwent during a period of a thousand years or more.About the Author:
Patrick Olivelle is Chair of the Department of Asian Studies and Director for the Center of Asian Studies, University of Texas, Austin.
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