Aparigraha and Histapkut?


Alan Brill recently posted an interested essay on Jewish practices which may be similar to the Jain practice of “aparigraha”, or “non-possession”, here: http://kavvanah.wordpress.com/2011/02/08/aparigraha-and-judaism

Please see my comment below the post there if you’re interested in my thoughts on it.

 

Author: Matthew Zachary Gindin

Freelance journalist and teacher. I write regularly for the Forward, All That In Interesting, and the Jewish Independent, and have been published in Religion Dispatches, Situate Magazine, Elephant Journal, and elsewhere.

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