A transgression? (on Tolstoy and ahimsa)

Erik Hoogcarspel jehms at GLOBALXS.NL
Mon Feb 2 20:29:11 UTC 1998

Op 01-feb-98 schreef Jan E.M. Houben:
 Tolstoy's undertanding of Indian thought in general and of ahimsa
>inparticular, incidentally, is said to have been shaped very much by

Could you tell me what your sources are? As far as I know Tolstoy got all his
'compassion' from christianity and his idealism from Rousseau. What buddhist
texts could Tolstoy possibly know?


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