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Hindu and Buddhist AsceticismBibliography

Bhagat, M. G. Ancient Indian Asceticism. New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, 1976.

Bronkhorst, Johannes. The Two Sources of Indian Asceticism. New York: Peter Lang, 1993.

Chakraborti, Haripada. Asceticism in Ancient India in Brahmanical, Buddhist, Jaina, and Ajivika Societies, from the Earliest Times to the Period of Śankarāchārya. Calcutta: Punthi Pusak, 1973.

Doniger, Wendy. Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva. New York: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Dutt, Sukumar. Buddhist Monks and Monasteries of India: Their History and Their Contribution to Indian Culture. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1962.

Eliade, Mircea. Yoga: Immortality and Freedom. 2nd ed. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1969.

Embree, Ainslie T., ed. The Hindu Tradition: Readings in Oriental Thought. New York: Vintage, 1972.

Manu. The Laws of Manu. Translated by Wendy Doniger, with Brian K. Smith. London: Penguin Books, 1991.

Olivelle, Patrick. The Āśrama System: The History and Hermeneutics of a Religious Institution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

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