Hinduism and Buddhism (Indira Gandhi National Centre for the by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, edited by Keshavaram N. Iengar and

By Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, edited by Keshavaram N. Iengar and Rama P. Coomaraswamy

Considerably enlarged variation of Coomaraswamy's Essays on Hinduism and Buddhism orig. released in 1943. comprises author's genuine revisions. States that Hinduism is the oldest of the surviving secret religions whose formulations are primarily just like these of Platoism, Christianity, Taoism and different conventional doctrines. States Buddhism isn't really a 'New' faith, yet fairly a reiteration, with diversified emphasis of teachings in historic Vedas.

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