Guardians of the Transcendent: An Ethnography of a Jain Ascetic Community (Anthropological Horizons)

Guardians of the Transcendent: An Ethnography of a Jain Ascetic Community (Anthropological Horizons)

by Anne Vallely
  • List Price: $42.95
  • ISBN-10: 080208415X
  • ISBN-13: 9780802084156
  • Edition: 1st
  • Type: Paperback
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly P

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Itinerant white-robed ascetics represent the highest ethical ideal among the Jains of rural Rajasthan. They renounce family, belongings, and desires in... Read more

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