[Buddha-l] Hardships & Downfall of B. in I.

Christopher Fynn chris.fynn at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 07:55:48 MST 2012

On 10/12/2012, Artur Karp <karp at uw.edu.pl> wrote:

> Any detailed review of the book? My search resulted only in this:
> http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/320817943

 From that short review...

"The broad dichotomy he proposes (here crudely put) pits the
“antinomian” trading Buddhist community against the hierarchical
agrarian Brahmanical community."

What about the Jains? - That religion survived in India, supported by
the same trading community, while Buddhism virtually vanished.
Perhaps Jain traders were less “antinomian” than Buddhist traders?

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