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Living Banaras: Hindu Religion in Cultural Context

Bradley R. Hertel, Cynthia Ann Humes - Religion - 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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American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation How ...

Philip Goldberg - History - 2010 - 288 pages
In February 1968 the Beatles went to India for an extended stay with their new guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. It may have been the most momentous spiritual retreat since Jesus ...
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Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions: Explorations Outside the Mainstream

Catherine Wessinger - Religion - 1993 - 246 pages
Marginal religions in the United States have been supportive of women taking leadership roles at least since the nineteenth century. In Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions ...
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