When a goddess dies : worshipping Mā Ānandamayī after her death (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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When a goddess dies : worshipping Mā Ānandamayī after her death

When a goddess dies : worshipping Mā Ānandamayī after her death

Author: Orianne Aymard
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Using numerous interviews and extensive research, this book explores the devotional movement of the enduring religious figure, Anandamayi Ma, venerated both as a guru and an incarnation of the Divine  Read more...


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Named Person: Anandamayi; Anandamayi, (ma ;
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orianne Aymard
ISBN: 9780199368624 0199368627 9780199368617 0199368619
OCLC Number: 1129588814
Description: 1 v. (XI-348 p.) : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; Chapter 1: Aspects of the Postmortem Cult of the Guru ; Chapter 2: The Cult of Relics in Hinduism ; Chapter 3: Death of the Guru ; Chapter 4: Presence of the Guru ; Chapter 5: Sustainability of the Postmortem Cult ; Conclusion ; Appendix ; Notes ; Glossary ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Orianne Aymard.


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Orianne Aymards study of the cult of Sri Anandamayi Ma is among the best works to date on the fate of contemporary post-charismatic religious movements. Through interviews with Mas devotees, Aymard Read more...

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