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Title Karma : an anthropological inquiry / edited by Charles F. Keyes and E. Valentine Daniel
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1983]


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Description ix, 313 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : the study of popular ideas of karma / Charles F. Keyes -- The tool box approach of the Tamil to the issues of moral responsibility and human destiny / Sheryl B. Daniel -- Fate, karma, and cursing in a local epic milieu / Brenda E. F. Beck -- Karma divined in a ritual capsule / E. Valentine Daniel -- Karma and other explanation traditions in a South Indian village / Paul G. Hiebert -- Astrology and fate : the Hindu and Muslim experiences / Judy F. Pugh -- Vrats : transformers of destiny / Susan S. Wadley -- Destiny and responsibility : karma in popular Hinduism / Lawrence A. Babb -- Incest recaptured : some contraries of karma in Balinese symbology / James A. Boon -- Irony in Tibetan notions of the good life / David Lichter, Lawrence Epstein -- Merit-transference in the kammic theory of popular Therevāda Buddhism / Charles F. Keyes -- Conclusion : karma, the uses of an idea / E. Valentine Daniel
Analysis Karma
South Asia Religious life and customs
Southeast Asia Religious life and customs
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Karma.
Karmah (Sudan)
Asia, Southeastern -- Religious life and customs.
South Asia -- Religious life and customs.
Author Daniel, E. Valentine.
Keyes, Charles F.
LC no. 81019719
ISBN 0520044290