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Love Divine : Studies in 'Bhakti and Devotional Mysticism - Karel Werner

Love Divine

Studies in 'Bhakti and Devotional Mysticism

Hardcover Published: 17th January 1995
ISBN: 9780700702350
Number Of Pages: 226

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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.

Editor's Preface
Bhakti and the Rg Veda - Does it Appear There or Not?p. 1
Love and Devotion in Buddhismp. 37
The Dynamics of Paritta Chanting in Southern Buddhismp. 53
Psychological Analysis of Bhaktip. 85
The Pervasiveness of Bhakti in the Bhagavata Puranap. 95
The Place of Bhakti in Sankara's Vedantap. 117
The Role of Bhakti in the Dasanami Orderp. 147
The Subject, the Object, the Path and the Goal: Saiva Devotion in a Monistic Settingp. 173
Violence and the Goddessp. 193
Some Reflections on Hindu Bhakti Iconographyp. 207
Glossaryp. 213
Note on the Papers and Acknowledgementsp. 225
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ISBN: 9780700702350
ISBN-10: 0700702350
Series: Durham Indological Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 17th January 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.64 x 16.41  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1