Vaisnavism, Saivism and Minor Religious Systems

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Asian Educational Services, 1987 - India - 238 pages
 

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Contents

The Rise of a New Theistic System
3
Analysis of the Naiayanlya Section of the Mahabharata
6
The Satvatas and their Religion
11
Substance of the Bhagavadglta
19
The Sources of the Religion of the Bhagavadglta
37
Identification of Vasudeva with Narayana
42
Identification of Vasudeva with Visnu
47
Identification of VasudevaKrsna with the Cowherd God GopalaKrsna
49
Other Ramanandins
104
Tulasldas
105
Vallabha
108
Caitanya
117
Debasement of Vaisnavism
122
Namadev and Tukaram
127
Resume of Vaisnavism
142
Formation of the oonoeption
145

The Pancaratra or Bhagavata System
54
The A vatar of Visnu or Narayana
58
Later Traces of the Bbagavata Sctibol and General Vaisnavism
60
The Cult of Rama
65
Vasudeva or Vaisnavism in the South
68
Ramanuja
71
Madhva or inandatlrtha
81
Ramananda
93
Kablr
95
in Svetasvatara and Atharvasiras Upanisads
151
RudraSiva in the Mahabharata and Lihga
160
Names and Doctrines of the Saiva Sects
167
Kapala and Elmukha Sects
181
The Saktas or Sakti Worshippers
203
The Sect ofGanapatyas
210
X7TI Resume of Saivism and Other Minor Systems
221
List of Abbreviations
231

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