Haunting the Buddha

Author: Robert DeCaroli
Subtitle: Indian Popular Religions and the Formation of Buddhism
No of Pages: 240
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 2004
File Size: 4 MB
Permission: Sourced from A Handful of Leaves Library (www.ahandfulofleaves.org/library).
Blurb: Robert DeCaroli seeks to place the formation of Buddhism in its appropriate social & political contexts, by analysis of the early monks & nuns, what beliefs they brought with them from their upbringing & how the new faith offered them revolutionary new mechanisms.
Notes: Index. Bibliography. Annotated.