Religious Asceticism

By: G.B. Gupta (Ed.)

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The present title ?Religious Asceticism? is an in-depth study of different asceticism in psycho-spiritual perspective. It is commonly practiced by different religions all over the world. It examines in depth the facets of asceticism in different religion and is dealt specially with Oriental and Western asceticism. The first part of this book deals with Oriental asceticism while the second part deals with Western asceticism. The popular conception of asceticism has grown up in connection with the experience of it linked with a distinct attitude towards life. In this thought the material body is inherently evil and the spiritual element is alone good. The object of ascetic exercise is not the training of the body, but its ultimate extinction, that the soul may be free. Printed Pages: 226.

Title: Religious Asceticism

Author Name: G.B. Gupta (Ed.)

Categories: India, Religion,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Global Vision Publishing House: 2003

ISBN: 8187746491

ISBN 13: 9788187746492

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 110082

Keywords: Religious Asceticism G.B. Gupta (Ed.)