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Feeding the Dead: Ancestor Worship in Ancient India

Matthew R. Sayers
Format
Book
Published
Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9780199896431 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0199896437 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780199917471 (hbk. : alk. paper), 0199917477 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Ancestral rites in the early Vedas
  • The solemn ancestral rites
  • The domestic rice-ball sacrifice to the ancestors
  • The Śrāddha-rite
  • Ancestral rites in the Buddhist literature
  • Soteriology
  • Mediation.
Description
xiv, 187 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-183) and index.
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