Saṃnyāsa Upaniṣads: Hindu Scriptures on Asceticism and Renunciation

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Patrick Olivelle
Oxford University Press, 1992 - 320 pages
The first readable and accurate translation of twenty of the most authoritative Hindu documents pertaining to ascetic ideals and the ascetic way of life, this text opens to students a major source for the study of the Hindu ascetical institution and of the historical changes they underwent during a period of a thousand years or more.

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The Rite of Renunciation
The Behavior and Customs of Renouncers
Āruni Upanisad

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