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Krishna : a sourcebook

Author: Edwin F Bryant
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edwin Bryant brings together new translations of representative samples of Krishna religious literature from a variety of genres - classical, popular, sectarian, poetic, literary, and philosophical.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Literary collections
Named Person: Krishna, (Hindu deity); Krishna, (Hindu deity)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin F Bryant
ISBN: 9780195148916 9780195148923 0195148916 0195148924
OCLC Number: 70063035
Description: xiv, 575 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Krishna in the Mahabharata: the death of Karna / Alf Hiltebeitel --
Krishna in the Bhagavad-gita / Robert N. Minor --
Harivamsa: the dynasty of Krishna / Ekkehard Lorenz --
Krishna in the tenth book of the Bhagavata Purana / Edwin F. Bryant --
Orissa: Shri Krishna Jagannath: the Mushali-parva from Sarala's Mahabharata / Bijoy M. Misra --
Assam: Shankaradeva's Parijata Harana Nata / William L. Smith --
Tamil Nadu: weaving garlands in Tamil: the poetry of the Alvars / Vasudha Narayanan --
Maharashtra: games with God: Sakhya-bhakti in Marathi Sant poetry / Vidyut Aklujkar --
Braj: fishing in Sur's Ocean / John Stratton Hawley --
Rajasthan: Mirabai and her poetry / Nancy M. Martin --
Gujarat: Krishna-Lila in the songs of Narasinha Mehta / Neelima Shukla-Bhatt --
Sanskrit from Tamil Nadu: at play in the forests of the Lord: the Gopalavimshati of Vedantadeshika / Steven P. Hopkins. Krishna in Advaita Vedanta: the supreme Brahman in human form / Lance E. Nelson --
Ramanuja and the meaning of Krishna's descent and embodiment on this earth / Francis X. Clooney, S.J. --
Madhva Vedanta and Krishna / Deepak Sharma --
The six Sandarbhas of Jiva Gosvami / Satyanarayana Dasa --
A selection from the Bhaktirasamritasindhu of Rupa Gosvamin: the foundational emotions (sthayi-bhavas) / David Haberman --
The divine feminine in the theology of Krishna / Graham M. Schweig --
Kumbhandas: the devotee as salt of the earth / Richard Barz --
The Bade Shikshapatra: a Vallabhite guide to the worship of Krishna's divine images / Paul Arney --
Vaishnava pilgrimage: select Puranic texts / Paul H. Sherbow --
Chaitanya Vaishnavism and the holy names / Neal Delmonico.
Responsibility: edited by Edwin F. Bryant.
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In the West, Krishna is primarily known as the speaker of the "Bhagavad Gita". This volume aims to bring together translations of representative samples of Krishna religious literature from a variety  Read more...

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