Vaiṣṇavī

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Steven Rosen
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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Contents

Introduction
1
Inscribed in Text Embodied
9
Andrew SchellingWheres My Beloved? Mirabais Prem
47
Jan BrzezinskiWomen Saints in Gaudtya Vaisnavism
59
Kim KnottThe Debate about Women in the Hare Krishna
87
Bringing Out the Inner
113
The Ordinary Life of an Exceptional
133
Dennis HudsonAntaJs Desire
171
Portrait of a 12th
211
About the Contributors
295
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