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Modern Hinduism

W. J. Wilkins

Modern Hinduism

the religion and life of the Hindus

by W. J. Wilkins

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Published by Book faith in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First printed in 1887 by Scribner, Welford & Co.

Statementby W.J. Wilkins.
The Physical Object
Pagination494p.
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22596373M
ISBN 108173031150
OCLC/WorldCa43485538

Hinduism - Hinduism - The modern period (from the 19th century): From their small coastal settlements in southern India, the Portuguese promoted Roman Catholic missionary activity and made converts, most of whom were of low caste; the majority of caste Hindus were unaffected. Small Protestant missions operated from the Danish factories of Tranquebar in Tamil Nadu and Serampore in Bengal, . Hinduism (hin´dōōĬzəm), Western term for the religious beliefs and practices of the vast majority of the people of of the oldest living religions in the world, Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it had no single founder but grew over a period of 4, years in syncretism with the religious and cultural movements of the Indian subcontinent.

Hinduism for Beginners An concise introduction to the Eternal Path to Liberation By This book is written by a Westerner who is a practicing Hindu, to give non‐Hindus as well as Hindus who are living in the West, an introduction to the faith. the directional development of modern Hinduism. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Source-book of modern Hinduism. London ; New York: RoutledgeCurzon, (DLC)

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction / Lavanya Vemsani --Multiregional and multi-linguistic viraśaivism: change and continuity in an early devotional tradition / Elaine Fisher --Entering the South Asian city: praveśa in literature and practice / Michael Baltutis --Demonic devotees and symbolism of violence in. Hinduism in the Modern World presents a new and unprecedented attempt to survey the nature, range, and significance of modern and contemporary Hinduism in South Asia and the global diaspora. Organized to reflect the direction of recent scholarly research, this volume breaks with earlier texts on this subject by seeking to overcome a misleading dichotomy between an elite, intellectualist Price Range: $ - $


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Barton Scott’s Spiritual Despots: Modern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule. Scott’s is a scholarly exposition of the lineages of the “self” that emerged in South Asia since the 19th century within the rubric of : Soumen Mukherjee. Modern Hinduism in Text and Context does an excellent job of conveying the internal diversity not only of its main subject matter–modern Hinduism–but also of the field of Hindu studies itself.

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ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction: modernity and Hinduism / Torkel Brekke --Early modern Hinduism / Adrian Plau --Rammohun Roy and the Bengal renaissance / Dermot Killingley --Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay and modern Hinduism / Hans Harder --Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī and ISKCON / Ferdinando.

The Emergence of Modern Hinduism argues for the importance of regional, vernacular innovation in processes of Hindu modernization.

Scholars usually trace the emergence of modern Hinduism to cosmopolitan reform movements, producing accounts that overemphasize the centrality of elite religion and the influence of Western ideas and models.

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These include the Vedas and the rs hesitate in defining the term "Hindu scriptures" given the diverse nature of Hinduism, but many list the Bhagavad Gita and the. Contemporary Hinduism: Ritual, Culture, and Practice illuminates the modern-day ritual, range, and reach of this ancient and diverse religion.

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