The fifteen essays collected in this book deal with various aspects of Vedic and Brahmanic ritual. The author attempts to explore the implications of the classical Hindu definition of man: Of all the animals fitted to be sacrifical victims, only man can perform sacrifices.
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Charles Malamoud, Director of Studies in Indian Religions, Ecole Pratique des hautes etudes, Sorbonne.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
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Book Description OUP India, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Brand new copy, dispatched promptly from the UK. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 4082