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    Unlike a Fool, He Is Not Defiled: Ascetic Purity and Ethics in the Samnyasa Upanisads.Lise F. Vail - 2002 - Journal of Religious Ethics 30 (3):373-397.
    The authors of the "Saṃnyāsa Upaniṣads", manuals of ascetic lifestyle and practice, recommend that wanderers renounce behavioral standards of their formerly Brahmin householder life, including ritual purity and familial duties. Patrick Olivelle argues that these ascetics are thereafter considered impure and corpse- or ghoul-like, clearly lacking in dharma. However, these Upanisads counsel pursuing mental purity and moral behavior, and modeling oneself after the perfection of the Absolute. This essay investigates ascetic notions of purity and identity, and virtues such as non-violence (...)
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    "Unlike a Fool, He Is Not Defiled": Ascetic Purity and Ethics in the Saṃnyāsa Upaniṣads.Lise F. Vail - 2002 - Journal of Religious Ethics 30 (3):373 - 397.
    The authors of the "Saṃnyāsa Upaniṣads", manuals of ascetic lifestyle and practice, recommend that wanderers renounce behavioral standards of their formerly Brahmin householder life, including ritual purity and familial duties. Patrick Olivelle argues that these ascetics are thereafter considered impure and corpse- or ghoul-like, clearly lacking in dharma. However, these Upanisads counsel pursuing mental purity and moral behavior, and modeling oneself after the perfection of the Absolute. This essay investigates ascetic notions of purity and identity, and virtues such as non-violence (...)
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Werner Menski, Carl Olson, William Cenkner, Anne E. Monius, Sarah Hodges, Jeffrey J. Kripal, Carol Salomon, Deepak Sarma, William Cenkner, John E. Cort, Peter A. Huff, Joseph A. Bracken, Larry D. Shinn, Jonathan S. Walters, Ellison Banks Findly, John Grimes, Loriliai Biernacki, David L. Gosling, Thomas Forsthoefel, Michael H. Fisher, Ian Barrow, Srimati Basu, Natalie Gummer, Pradip Bhattacharya, John Grimes, Heather T. Frazer, Elaine Craddock, Andrea Pinkney, Joseph Schaller, Michael W. Myers, Lise F. Vail, Wayne Howard, Bradley B. Burroughs, Shalva Weil, Joseph A. Bracken, Christopher W. Gowans, Dan Cozort, Katherine Janiec Jones, Carl Olson, M. D. McLean, A. Whitney Sanford, Sarah Lamb, Eliza F. Kent, Ashley Dawson, Amir Hussain, John Powers, Jennifer B. Saunders & Ramdas Lamb - 2005 - International Journal of Hindu Studies 9 (1-3):153-228.
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    Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW]Nitin Trasi, Francis X. Clooney, Maria Hibbets, George Cronk, Brian A. Hatcher, Robin Rinehart, Karen Pechilis Prentiss, Hal W. French, Francis X. Clooney, Lisa Bellantoni, Frank J. Korom, Robert Menzies, Constantina Rhodes Bailly, Gavin Flood, Rebecca J. Manring, Loriliai Biernacki, Brian K. Pennington, John Grimes, Richard D. MacPhail, Glenn Wallis, John J. Thatamanil, John Grimes, Thomas Forsthoefel, Denise Cush, Yasmin Saikia, Joseph A. Bracken, Lise F. Vail, Jacqueline Suthren Hirst, Judson B. Trapnell, Ellison Banks Findly, Paul Waldau, D. L. Johnson & John Grimes - 2000 - International Journal of Hindu Studies 4 (1):61-107.
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    Guru -Curses and Moral Accountability: Popular Ethical Values in North Karnataka. [REVIEW]Lise F. Vail - 2006 - International Journal of Hindu Studies 10 (3):295-324.
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    Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW]Michael H. Fisher, Gregory C. Kozlowski, Kurtis R. Schaeffer, Francis X. Clooney, Carl Olson, Martha Ann Selby, Thomas Forsthoefel, Lise F. Vail, Rebecca J. Manring, Narasingha P. Sil, Brian K. Pennington, Ashley James Dawson, Sarah Hodges & Thomas Forsthoefel - 2002 - International Journal of Hindu Studies 6 (2):199-220.
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