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Published: 15 June 2017

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780190637545

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Unfortunate Destiny

Animals in the Indian Buddhist Imagination

Author Reiko Ohnuma

  • Offers the first major study on the topic of nonhuman animals in Indian Buddhism
  • Makes a substantial contribution to scholarship on the life-story of the Buddha
  • Contributes the emerging discipline of Animal Studies, which has not paid sufficient attention to non-Western traditions.

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