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|Named Person:||Ramakrishna; Ramakrishna; Ramakrishna.; Kali (Göttin)|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jeffrey J Kripal
|ISBN:||0226453758 9780226453750 0226453766 9780226453767|
|Description:||xxi, 386 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Approaching the Secret. Defining the Study: Recovering the Text and Revealing the Secret. The Mystical and the Erotic. Ramakrishna's Tantric World. The Study's Symbolic Structure: Kali's Child. The Hindu Unconscious --
Ch. 1. Kali's Sword: Anxious Desire and the First Vision. Kali's Sword. From the Village to the Temple, 1836-1856. A Textual Study of Ramakrishna's "Anxious Desire": Discerning a Vocabulary of Desire. Ramakrishna's "Anxious Desire" in the Eyes of His Contemporaries. "Her Sword as His Flute" --
Ch. 2. Kali as Mother and Lover: Interpreting Ramakrishna's Tantric Practices. Kali as Mother and Lover. The Secret Years: Textual Considerations. The Secret Years: The Practices according to the Puranas, 1856-1861. The Secret Years: The Practices according to the Tantras, 1861-1865. The Hero and the Child. Cleaving the Bitch in Two --
Ch. 3. Kali on Top of Siva: Tantra and Vedanta in Ramakrishna's Teachings and Mystical Experiences. Why Is Kali on Top of Siva?
|Responsibility:||Jeffrey J. Kripal.|