Motilal Banarsidass Publishe, 1996 - Hindu women saints - 301 pages
This volume explores the delicate subject of gender and religion with honesty and charity-focusing on one of mankind`s earliest and most textually-rich religious traditions, Vaishnavism. Steven J. Rosen has brought together eight essays by leading academics poets and practitioners who shed light on the lives and teaching of specific female saints throughtout history.
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Andrew SchellingWheres My Beloved? Mirabais Prem
Jan BrzezinskiWomen Saints in Gaudtya Vaisnavism
Kim KnottThe Debate about Women in the Hare Krishna
Bringing Out the Inner
The Ordinary Life of an Exceptional
Dennis HudsonAntaJs Desire
Portrait of a 12th
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