Book Launch

Peter Flugel pf8 at SOAS.AC.UK
Thu Mar 11 08:13:02 EST 2010


Book Launch:

Ludwig Alsdorf. THE  HISTORY OF  VEGETARIANISM  AND  COW-VENERATION
IN  INDIA. Translated from German by Bal Patil. Revised by Nichola
Hayton and edited with additional notes, a bibliography and four
appendices by Willem B. Bollée. Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies
Vol. 3. Series Editor: Peter Flügel. Oxon & New York: Routledge, 2010.
ISBN10: 0-415-54824-1, ISBN13: 978-0-415-54824-3

CONTENTS

Ludwig Alsdorf
Contribution to the History of Vegetarianism and Cow-veneration in India

Appendix I
Jan C. Heesterman "Review."

Appendix II
Hanns-Peter Schmidt. "The Origin of Ahiṃsā."

Appendix III
Hanns-Peter Schmidt. "Ahiṃsā and Rebirth."

Appendix IV:
Hiralal R. Kapadia. "Prohibition of Flesh-eating in Jainism."

SOAS Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 18 March 2010, 6pm
Before the Annual Jaina Lecture, Followed by a Reception
All Welcome!

-- 
Dr Peter Flügel
Chair, Centre of Jaina Studies
Department of the Study of Religions
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H OXG

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E-mail: pf8 at soas.ac.uk
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