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Vedanta for the West : The Ramakrishna Movement in the United States - Carl T. Jackson

Vedanta for the West

The Ramakrishna Movement in the United States

Hardcover Published: 22nd May 1994
ISBN: 9780253330987
Number Of Pages: 186

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"This important book fills a gap in our knowledge.... Highly recommended."A -- Library Journal

..". highly recommended... " -- Choice

"With admirable clarity and remarkable brevity, Jackson surveys the history of the movement and raises... important issues... " -- The Journal of American History

An important history of the Ramakrishna movement, the very first and in many ways the most important Asian religious group to appear in the United States.

Foreword
Preface
The Nineteenth-Century Backgroundp. 1
The Founders: Ramakrishna and Vivekanandap. 16
Trials of Survival: The Organization of an American Movementp. 48
Vedanta for Americans: The Teachings of the Ramakrishna Movementp. 67
The Appeals of Vedantap. 88
The Movement since the 1920sp. 108
The Ramakrishna Movement in History: Past, Present, and Futurep. 130
Appendix: Vedanta Centersp. 147
Notesp. 151
Bibliographical Essayp. 170
Indexp. 180
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780253330987
ISBN-10: 025333098X
Series: Religion in North America
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 186
Published: 22nd May 1994
Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.21 x 16.2  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.48

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