Purana Perennis: Reciprocity and Transformation in Hindu and Jaina Texts

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In this volume, leading American, European, and Indian scholars including John E. Cort, Friedhelm Hardy, Padmanabh S. Jaini, Laurie L. Patton, A. K. Ramanujan, Velcheru Narayana Rao, and David Shulman discuss the subject of the Puran'as, focusing particularly on the relationship between the "Great Puran'as" of the Sanskrit tradition and the many other sorts of Puran'as. The Puran'as are essentially collections of stories dealing with all aspects of myth, ritual, science, and history, and the authors of these essays are all ...

Purana Perennis: Reciprocity and Transformation in Hindu and Jaina Texts 1993, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791413821

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Purana Perennis: Reciprocity and Transformation in Hindu and Jaina Texts 1993, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791413814

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