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The life of Hinduism

Author: John Stratton Hawley; Vasudha Narayanan
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2007
Series: Life of religion
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Brings together a series of essays - many recognized as classics in the field - that present Hinduism as a vibrant, truly 'lived' religion. Celebrating the diversity for which Hinduism is known, this  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Stratton Hawley; Vasudha Narayanan
ISBN: 9780520249134 0520249135 9780520249141 0520249143
OCLC Number: 475211090
Description: 324 s
Contents: The experience : approaching God / Stephen P. Huyler --
The Deity : the image of God / Diana L. Eck --
The miraculous : the birth of a shrine / Shrivatsa Goswami and Margaret H. Case --
Marriage : women in India / Doranne Jacobson --
Death beyond death : the ochre robe / Agehananda Bharati --
Divali : the festival of lights / Om Lata Bahadur --
Holi : the feast of love / McKim Marriott --
Ramlila, an open-air Ramayana : the audience experience, 1983 / Linda Hess --
A Ramayana on air : "all in the (Raghu) family" : a video epic in cultural context / Philip Lutgendorf --
Possession by Durgā : the Mother who possesses / Kathleen M. Erndl --
Anandamayi Ma : God came as a woman / Lisa Lassell Hallstrom --
Radhasoami : the healing offer / Sudhir Kakar --
A dalit poet-saint : Ravidas / John Stratton Hawley, with Mark Juergensmeyer --
A Brahmin woman : revenge herself / Lalitambika Antarjanam --
Hinduism in Pittsburgh : creating the South Indian "Hindu" experience in the United States / Vasudha Narayanan --
A diasporic Hindu creed : some basic features of Hinduism / Sitansu S. Chakravarti --
Militant Hinduism : Ayodhya and the momentum of Hindu nationalism / John Stratton Hawley --
Tolerant Hinduism : shared ritual spaces : Hindus and Muslims at the Shrine of Shahul Hamid / Vasudha Narayanan --
Hinduism for Hindus : taking back Hindu studies / Shrinivas Tilak --
Hinduism with others : interlogue / Laurie L. Patton and Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad, with Kala Acharya
Series Title: Life of religion
Responsibility: edited by John Stratton Hawley and Vasudha Narayanan
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