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Contents: Female Ascetics in Hinduism provides a vivid account of the lives of women who renounce the world to live ascetic spiritual lives in India. The author approaches the study of female asceticism by focusing on features of two dharmas, two religiously defined ways of life: that of woman-as-householder and that of the ascetic. Indexed.