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Title Karma and rebirth in classical Indian traditions / Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty, editor ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on South Asia of the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1980]


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Description xxv, 342 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Karma and rebirth in the Vedas and Purānas / Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty -- The concepts of human action and rebirth in the Mahābhārata / J. Bruce Long -- Karma and rebirth in the Dharmaśāstras / Ludo Rocher -- Caraka Samhitā on the doctrine of karma / Mitchell G. Weiss -- The theory of reincarnation among the Tamils / George L. Hart, III -- The rebirth eschatology and its transformations : a contribution to the sociology of early Buddhism / Gananath Obeyesekere -- Karma and rebirth in early Buddhism / James P. McDermott -- The medical soteriology of karma in the Buddhist Tantric tradition / William Stablein -- Karma and the problem of rebirth in Jainism / Padmanabh S. Jaini -- The karma theory and its interpretation in some Indian philosophical systems / Karl H. Potter
Karma, Apūrva, and "natural" causes : observations on the growth and limits of the theory of Samsāra / Wilhelm Halbfass -- Karma as a "sociology of knowledge" or "social psychology" of process-praxis / Gerald James Larson
Analysis Karma
Notes Papers from two conferences, the first held near Seattle, Wash., Oct. 22-23, 1976, and the second in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 26-29, 1978
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 319-329
Includes index
Subject Karma.
Author Doniger, Wendy.
Joint Committee on South Asia.
LC no. 79064475
ISBN 0520039238