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dāna

W. J. Johnson

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780198610250
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726705
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According to Dharmaśāstra, religious ‘giving’ (dāna) is the characteristic activity of the householder, and there is extensive discussion

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Subjects: Hinduism

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