Love Divine: Studies in 'Bhakti and Devotional Mysticism
Explores the nature and function of bhakti or devotional involvement in religious practice in India in areas where it is seldom sought or where its existence has been doubted or even denied.
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1 Bhakti and the Rg VedaDoes it Appear There or Not?
2 Love and Devotion in Buddhism
3 The Dynamics of Paritta Chanting in Southern Buddhism
4 Psychological Analysis of Bhakti
5 The Pervasiveness of Bhakti in the Bhāgavata Purāna
6 The Place of Bhakti in Śankaras Vedānta
7 The Role of Bhakti in the Daśanāmī Order
Śaiva Devotion in a Monistic Setting
9 Violence and the Goddess
10 Some Reflections on Hindu Bhakti Iconography
Notes on the Papers and Acknowledgements
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Abhinavagupta Advaita Advaita Vedanta Advaitin Agni ascetics asseveration of truth attained Bhagavata bhakti Bhattanarayana Bodhisatta body brahman Buddha Buddhist chanting commentary consciousness context cosmic cosmos Dasanami Order deity demon described devotion Dhamma disciple divine emotion enlightenment expression Goddess gods guru heart Hindu Hinduism human hymns images important Indian Indra inﬂuence karma king knowledge Krsna Ksemaraja liberation Lord’s manifestation mantra means meditation mind monastic monistic monks Narada Narayana non-dual offering one’s Pali Pariksit paritta path Prahlada praise prayer Purana reality realization recited reference reﬂection refuge religion religious renunciation ritual sacrifice Saiva Sangha Sankara Sankaracarya Savitr says seers sense Sﬁtra Siva Siva’s Soma song spiritual story Suka Supreme Lord Sutta symbol teacher teaching Three Jewels tion tradition Uddhava universe Upanisads Utpala Vaisnava Varuna Vasudeva Vedanta Vedas Vedic verse vision Visnu word worship Yoga