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Buddhism, ethics, and society

the conflicts and dilemmas of our times

by Padmasiri De Silva

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Published by Monash Asia Institute in Clayton, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Social aspects.,
  • Buddhist ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-236).

    StatementPadmasiri de Silva.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4570.S6 D465 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 p. ;
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3754788M
    ISBN 10187692408X
    LC Control Number2003447862
    OCLC/WorldCa51229942

    Definition. Dharma is a concept of central importance in Indian philosophy and religion. It has multiple meanings in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It is difficult to provide a single concise definition for dharma, as the word has a long and varied history and straddles a complex set of meanings and interpretations. There is no equivalent single-word synonym for dharma in .


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