General - Buddhism and Indian background

Buddhism and Indian background

This section comprises books dealing with a variety of issues related to Buddhist Death and Funerals including: the ancient Indian preBuddhist background; early Buddhism; Theravāda; Hindu rites (for comparison); cosmology; giving of merit; giving; Karma; rebirth; etc. Most articles by Schopen are relevant to the topic, but not all are listed individually (check Schopen 1997; Schopen 2004 and Schopen 2005 for individual articles).

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