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Knowing beyond knowledge: epistemologies of religious experience in ...

Thomas A. Forsthoefel - Philosophy - 2002 - 199 pages
This book builds on contemporary discussion of 'mysticism' and religious experience by examining the process and content of 'religious knowing' in classical and modern Advaita ...
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Living Banaras: Hindu Religion in Cultural Context

Bradley R. Hertel, Cynthia Ann Humes - Religion - 1993 - 320 pages
A collection of in-depth ethnographic accounts of the current cultural practices and living religious traditions in Bararas, holy city of India. Topics covered include male and ...
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The Dalai Lama: Essential Writings

Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho (Dalai Lama XIV), Thomas A. Forsthoefel - Religion - 2008 - 157 pages
The spiritual leader of Tibet has served as one of the preeminent representatives of Buddhism in the West. This anthology, drawing on more than 20 books, presents the essential ...
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Homegrown Gurus: From Hinduism in America to American Hinduism

Ann Gleig, Lola Williamson - Religion - 2013 - 246 pages
Exploring homegrown movements and figures, proclaims “American Hinduism” as a distinct religious tradition. Today, a new stage in the development of Hinduism in America is ...
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Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America: African diaspora ...

Eugene V. Gallagher, W. Michael Ashcraft - Cults - 2006 - 5 pages
Most new or alternative religious are gravely misunderstood by members of the religious mainstream. Labeled cults or sects, groups and their members are often ridiculed or ...
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