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Living Banaras: Hindu Religion in Cultural Context

Bradley R. Hertel - Religion - 1993 - 320 pages
By focusing on contemporary popular religious traditions, the book represents a substantial contribution to the study of modern religious practices in Banaras, holy city of ...
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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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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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Transcendent in America: Hindu-Inspired Meditation Movements as New Religion

Lola Williamson - Social Science - 2010 - 280 pages
Yoga, karma, meditation, guru—these terms, once obscure, are now a part of the American lexicon. Combining Hinduism with Western concepts and values, a new hybrid form of ...
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An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism

Raymond Brady Williams - Religion - 2001 - 253 pages
This 2001 book places Swaminarayan Hinduism in the context of transnational Hinduism and analyses its current status.
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An Introduction to Hinduism

Gavin D. Flood - Religion - 1996 - 341 pages
This book provides a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, the religion of the majority of people in India. Dr. Flood traces the development of Hindu ...
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Betrayal of the Spirit: My Life Behind the Headlines of the Hare Krishna ...

Nori Jean Muster - Religion - 1997 - 213 pages
Combining behind-the-scenes views of an often besieged religious group with a personal account of the author's struggle to find meaning in it, Betrayal of the Spirit takes the ...
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