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Published: 03 November 2011

768 Pages


ISBN: 9780195394238

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Its Early History in Law, Religion, and Narrative

Alf Hiltebeitel

South Asia Research

  • Examines dharma as a means to deepen investigation of early interactions between Buddhism and classical Brahmanical Hinduism
  • Treats the relation between legal texts on dharma and the treatment of dharma in the literary (including but not limited to ''epic'') traditions as never before
  • Breaks new ground in study of dharma over time