Religious giving and the invention of karma in Theravada Buddhism
History and Philosophy
Demonstrates that Buddhists appropriated the practice, vocabulary, and ideology of sacrifice from Vedic religion, and discusses the relationship of this sacrificial discourse to ideas of karma in the Pali canon and in early Buddhism.
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Egge, J. R. (2002). Religious giving and the invention of karma in Theravada Buddhism. Richmond, U. K.: Curzon.
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