The Doctrine of Karma: Its Origin and Development in Brāhmaṇical, Buddhist, and Jaina Traditions

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Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1997 - 650 pages
The work deals with the Doctrine of Karma and covers all its facets in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. It traces the genesis of the doctrine in the early vedic literature and explains how from a doctrine of sacrificial Karma it becomes an ethical doctrine in the upanisads.

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Contents

Karma in Samhitās and Brāhmaṇas
15
The Vedic Origins of the Doctrine of Karma
29
Dāna Japa Vrata Tirthayātrā and
35
Karma in Jainism
43
The Unique Jaina Doctrine of Karma and
51
Doctrine of Karma 425
53
Karma and the Caste System in Buddhism
83
Karma in the Epicsthe Rāmāyaṇa
91
Karma in Sāṁkhya Yoga
141
Karma in the Nyāya Vaišeșika
149
SECTION XIV
155
Nitya and Naimittika Karmas Ritualistic Karmas
159
Section V
171
Prārabdha Karma Ripening of Accumulated
183
Karma and the Law of Causation
195
Karma and Indian Astrology Phalita Jyotiņa 267 22 Karma and Indian Astrology Phalita Jyotiņa
210

Karma in the Bhagavadgitā 109
109
Karma in the Purānas
125

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