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J. Patrick Olivelle
University of Texas, Austin (Austin, TX 78712-0100)

Literary History of World Renunciation: The Early Period

To study the origin and early history of world renunciation, the most typical form of ascetic life in India. Study will focus particularly on the process of integration which transformed the ideological and institutional framework of Hinduism by incorporating renunciation into a Hindu institution.

Project fields:
Religion, Other

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$19,766 (approved)
$19,766 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1977 – 7/31/1978