Non-Renunciation: Themes and Interpretations of Hindu Culture

Non-Renunciation: Themes and Interpretations of Hindu Culture

by Triloki N. Madan

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ISBN-13: 9780195638097
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/28/1996
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.37(d)

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Delhi University

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgements xi
A Note on Transliteration xiii
Introduction: Intimations of the Good Life 1(16)
Domesticity and Detachment
17(31)
Auspiciousness and Purity
48(24)
Asceticism and Eroticism
72(29)
The Desired and the Good
101(17)
Living and Dying
118(24)
Epilogue: The Quest for Hinduism 142(27)
Appendix: A Note on the Epigraphs 169(2)
References 171(8)
Index 179

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