Religion: Hinduism

  • Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia book cover

    Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Hinduism in Colonial Bengal: Beyond the Renaissance book cover

    Hinduism in Colonial Bengal

    Beyond the Renaissance

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    Vaishnavism, is one of the major traditions within Hinduism and inspired by the Bengali Krishna devotee Chaitanya (1486-1533), has been a central feature of the religious and cultural landscape of Bengal since the sixteenth century. It has also had significant impact on other regions of the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Begging, Street Politics and Power: Secular and Religious Laws book cover

    Begging, Street Politics and Power

    Secular and Religious Laws

    By Sheba Saeed

    Begging is a complex phenomenon, and its causes are multi-dimensional, ranging from religion, to socio-economic crime and politics. Likewise, the beggar does not belong to a homogenous group. Beggars are heterogenous in nature belonging to many different categories, from children, to adults, to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions: Representations of a Universal Advaita book cover

    Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions

    Representations of a Universal Advaita

    By Stephen E. Gregg

    Scholarship surrounding the Hindu thinker Swami Vivekananda is dominated by hagiography and his (mis)appropriation by the political Hindu Right. Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions challenges this approach and goes back to source by examining what Vivekananda said about non-Hindu traditions…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism in Bengal: Social Impact and Historical Implications book cover

    Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism in Bengal

    Social Impact and Historical Implications

    By Joseph T. O'Connell

    Edited by Rembert Lutjeharms

    Within the broad Hindu religious tradition, there have been for millennia many subtraditions generically called Vaiṣṇava, who insist that the most appropriate mode of religious faith and experience is bhakti, or devotion, to the supreme personal deity, Viṣṇu. Caitanya Vaiṣṇavas, a community of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Integrative Spirituality: Religious Pluralism, Individuation, and Awakening book cover

    Integrative Spirituality

    Religious Pluralism, Individuation, and Awakening

    By Patrick J. Mahaffey

    In Integrative Spirituality, Patrick J. Mahaffey elucidates spirituality as a developmental process that is enhanced by integrating the teachings and practices of multiple religious traditions, Jungian depth psychology, and contemplative yoga. In the postmodern world of religious pluralism,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Hinduism and Hindu Nationalism Online book cover

    Hinduism and Hindu Nationalism Online

    By Juli L. Gittinger

    The way people encounter ideas of Hinduism online is often shaped by global discourses of religion, pervasive Orientalism and (post)colonial scholarship. This book addresses a gap in the scholarly debate around defining Hinduism by demonstrating the role of online discourses in generating and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India: Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP book cover

    Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP

    By Lars Tore Flåten

    When the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assumed power in India in 1998 as the largest party of the National Democratic Alliance, it soon became evident that it prioritized educational reforms. Under BJP rule, a reorganization of the National Council of Educational Research and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Religious Boundaries for Sex, Gender, and Corporeality book cover

    Religious Boundaries for Sex, Gender, and Corporeality

    Edited by Alexandra Cuffel, Ana Echevarria, Georgios T. Halkias

    The ambiguity concerning the interpretation of the ‘physical body’ in religious thought is not peculiar to any given religion, but is discernible in the scriptures, practices, and disciplines in most of the world’s major religious traditions. This book seeks to address the nuances of difference…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics

    Edited by Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

    The ethical treatment of non-human animals is an increasingly significant issue, directly affecting how people share the planet with other creatures and visualize themselves within the natural world. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics is a key reference source in this area,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo: Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion book cover

    The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative: Gods, Kings and Other Heroes book cover

    Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative

    Gods, Kings and Other Heroes

    By Naomi Appleton

    Taking a comparative approach which considers characters that are shared across the narrative traditions of early Indian religions (Brahmanical Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism) Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative explores key religious and social ideals, as well as points of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge

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