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Indian asceticism : power, violence, and play

Author: Carl Olson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using religio-philosophical discourses and narratives from epic, puranic, and hagiographical literature, Indian Asceticism focuses on the powers exhibited by ascetics of India from ancient to modern  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Olson
ISBN: 9780190225315 0190225319 9780190225346 0190225343
OCLC Number: 919290932
Description: Online-Ressource
Contents: Preface ; List of Book Abbreviations ; Chapter 1 Introduction ; Chapter 2 The Banyan Tree of Indian Asceticism ; Chapter 3 Types of Power ; Chapter 4 Violence, the Demonic, and Power ; Chapter 5 Language and Power ; Chapter 6 Ludic Elements: Eroticism, Comic, and Power ; Chapter 7 Play, Miracles, and Power ; Chapter 8 Power and Theory ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Carl Olson.

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In this interesting book Professor Olson discusses how asceticism is at the heart of Indian religions, offering forms of practice for the attainment of supernatural powers and spiritual liberation. Read more...

 
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