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The Gods and the Heretics Crisis and Ruin of Indian Buddhism

By: Giovanni Verardi

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Aditya Prakashan: 2018

Seller ID: 900682

ISBN: 8193462165


This book is not so much about Buddhism, as about Indian history, a general knowledge of which is taken for granted. It is a kind of advanced history of India aimed at discussing the mechanisms that started to set in motion the events that, with increasing force, characterised the Indian middle age until the thirteenth century, and at examining the often elusive or;disregarded evidence that document the weakening and collapse of Buddhism. The historical domain covered by this book is thus one where an antinomial model takes the shape of a religious system, Buddhism, which is bound, by ideology... View more info