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Religions of India in practice

Author: Donald S Lopez
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1995.
Series: Princeton readings in religions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Religions of India in practice.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1995
(DLC) 94034695
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald S Lopez
ISBN: 9780691216263 0691216266
OCLC Number: 1036832858
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 655 pages).
Contents: Cover Page --
Half-title Page --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Dedication Page --
Princeton Readings in Religions --
Note on Transliteration --
Contents --
Contents by Traditions --
Contributors --
Introduction --
Songs of Devotion and Praise --
1. Bengali Songs to Kali --
2. Kablr --
3. Poems of Tukaram --
4. The Litany of Names of ManjusrI --
5. Sikh Hymns to the Divine Name --
6. Devotional Hymns from the Sanskrit --
7. Tamil Game Songs to Siva --
8. In Praise of Muhammad: Sindhi and Urdu Poems --
9. Baul Songs --
10. Tamil Songs to God as Child --
Rites and Instructions 11. The Power of Mantra: A Story of the Five Protectors --
12. Royal Temple Dedications --
13. How to Partake in the Love of Krsna --
14. Women's Songs for Auspicious Occasions --
15. The Ocean of Mercury: An Eleventh-Century Alchemical Text --
16. Predicting the Future with Dogs --
17. How To Worship at Siva's Temple --
18. The Order for Khalsa Initiation --
19. The Rite of Veneration of Jina Images --
20. The Vaisnava Sahajiya Traditions of Medieval Bengal --
21. The Goddess Sasthi Protects Children --
22. Women's Celebration of Muhammad's Birth --
Remarkable Lives and Edifying Tales 23. The Rescue of Two Drunkards --
24. Encountering the Smallpox Goddess: The Auspicious Song of Sitala --
25. The Wonders of Sri Mastnath --
26. Jain Stories Inspiring Renunciation --
27. A Holy Woman of Calcutta --
28. Jain Stories of Miraculous Power --
29. Mother Ten's Stories --
30. The Life of Guru Nanak --
31. The Autobiography of a Female Renouncer --
32. The Prince with Six Fingers --
33. How a Girl Became a Sacred Plant --
34. Lives of Sufi Saints --
35. Conversations of Sufi Saints --
36. Teachings of Two Punjabi Sufi Poets --
Traditions in Transition and Conflict 37. Ascetic Withdrawal or Social Engagement --
38. The Bodhisattva Vajrapani's Subjugation of Siva --
39. India as a Sacred Islamic Land --
40. The Exemplary Devotion of the ""Servant of Hari --
41. Satya Plr: Muslim Holy Man and Hindu God --
42. Jain Questions and Answers: Who Is God and How Is He Worshiped? --
43. Esoteric Knowledge and the Tradition of the Preceptors --
44. The Rebuilding of a Hindu Temple --
45. The Origin of Liriga Worship --
Series Title: Princeton readings in religions.
Responsibility: Donald S. Lopez, Jr., Editor.


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