CONTENTS:- Introduction. PART I: ORIENTAL ASCETICISM: Hindu Asceticism; Buddhist Asceticism; Japanese Asceticism; Jewish Asceticism; Persian Asceticism; Muslim Asceticism; Semitic and Egyptian Asceticism. PART II: WESTERN ASCETICISM: Greek Asceticism; Roman Asceticism; Celtic Asceticism; Christian Asceticism.
The present book 'Religious Asceticism' is an in-depth study of different asceticism commonly practiced by different religions in psycho religious perspective. It examines the facets of asceticism in different religion all over the world and is deal specially with Oriental and Western asceticism.