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The Resource Religions of India in practice, Donald S. Lopez, Jr., Editor

Religions of India in practice, Donald S. Lopez, Jr., Editor

Label
Religions of India in practice
Title
Religions of India in practice
Statement of responsibility
Donald S. Lopez, Jr., Editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2001.2
LC item number
.R384 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lopez, Donald S.
Series statement
Princeton readings in religions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
India
Label
Religions of India in practice, Donald S. Lopez, Jr., Editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction. A brief history of religions in India / Richard H. Davis -- Songs of devotion and praise. Bengali songs to Kālī / Rachel Fell McDermott -- Kabīr ; Poems of Tukārām / Vinay Dharwadker -- The litany of names of Mañjuśrī / Ronald M. Davidson -- Sikh hymns to the divine Name / Hew McLeod -- Devotional hymns from the Sanskrit / Guy Leon Beck -- Tamil game songs to Śiva / Norman Cutler -- In praise of Muḥammad : Sindhi and Urdu poems / Ali Asani -- Bāul songs / Carol Salomon -- Tamil songs to God as child / Paula Richman -- Rites and instructions. The power of mantra : a story of the five protectors / Todd T. Lewis -- Royal temple dedications / Michael D. Rabe -- How to partake in the love of Kṛṣṇa / Neal Delmonico -- Women's songs for auspicious occasions / Lindsey Harlan -- The ocean of mercury : an eleventh-century alchemical text ; Predicting the future with dogs / David Gordon White -- How to worship at Śiva's temple / D. Dennis Hudson -- The order for Khālsā initiation / Hew McLeod -- The rite of veneration of Jina images / John E. Cort -- The Vaiṣṇava Sahajiyā traditions of medieval Bengal / Glen A. Hayes --
  • The goddess Ṣaṣṭhī protects children / Tony K. Stewart -- Women's celebration of Muḥammad's birth / Marcia Hermansen -- Remarkable lives and edifying tales. The rescue of two drunkards ; Encountering the smallpox goddess : the auspicious song of Śītalā / Tony K. Stewart -- The wonders of Śrī Mastnāth / David Gordon White -- Jain stories inspiring renunciation / Phyllis Granoff -- A holy woman of Calcutta / June McDaniel -- Jain stories of miraculous power / Rosalind Lefeber -- Mother Ten's stories / Ann Grodzins Gold -- The life of Guru Nānak / Hew McLeod -- The autobiography of a female renouncer / J.E. Llewellyn --The prince with six fingers ; How a girl became a sacred plant / Kirin Narayan -- Lives of Sufi saints ; Conversations of Sufi saints / Carl Ernst -- Teachings of two Punjabi Sufi poets / Mustansir Mir -- Traditions in transition and conflict. Ascetic withdrawal or social engagement / Patrick Olivelle -- The Bodhisattva Vajrapāṇi's subjugation of Śiva / Ronald M. Davidson -- India as a sacred Islamic land / Carl Ernst -- The exemplary devotion of the "Servant of Hari" ; Satya Pīr : Muslim holy man and Hindu god / Tony K. Stewart -- Jain questions and answers : who is God and how is he worshiped? / John E. Cort -- Esoteric knowledge and the tradition of the preceptors / Douglas Renfrew Brooks -- The rebuilding of a Hindu temple ; The origin of Liṅga worship / Richard H. Davis
Control code
31131183
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 655 p.
Isbn
9780691043241
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
94034695
Label
Religions of India in practice, Donald S. Lopez, Jr., Editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction. A brief history of religions in India / Richard H. Davis -- Songs of devotion and praise. Bengali songs to Kālī / Rachel Fell McDermott -- Kabīr ; Poems of Tukārām / Vinay Dharwadker -- The litany of names of Mañjuśrī / Ronald M. Davidson -- Sikh hymns to the divine Name / Hew McLeod -- Devotional hymns from the Sanskrit / Guy Leon Beck -- Tamil game songs to Śiva / Norman Cutler -- In praise of Muḥammad : Sindhi and Urdu poems / Ali Asani -- Bāul songs / Carol Salomon -- Tamil songs to God as child / Paula Richman -- Rites and instructions. The power of mantra : a story of the five protectors / Todd T. Lewis -- Royal temple dedications / Michael D. Rabe -- How to partake in the love of Kṛṣṇa / Neal Delmonico -- Women's songs for auspicious occasions / Lindsey Harlan -- The ocean of mercury : an eleventh-century alchemical text ; Predicting the future with dogs / David Gordon White -- How to worship at Śiva's temple / D. Dennis Hudson -- The order for Khālsā initiation / Hew McLeod -- The rite of veneration of Jina images / John E. Cort -- The Vaiṣṇava Sahajiyā traditions of medieval Bengal / Glen A. Hayes --
  • The goddess Ṣaṣṭhī protects children / Tony K. Stewart -- Women's celebration of Muḥammad's birth / Marcia Hermansen -- Remarkable lives and edifying tales. The rescue of two drunkards ; Encountering the smallpox goddess : the auspicious song of Śītalā / Tony K. Stewart -- The wonders of Śrī Mastnāth / David Gordon White -- Jain stories inspiring renunciation / Phyllis Granoff -- A holy woman of Calcutta / June McDaniel -- Jain stories of miraculous power / Rosalind Lefeber -- Mother Ten's stories / Ann Grodzins Gold -- The life of Guru Nānak / Hew McLeod -- The autobiography of a female renouncer / J.E. Llewellyn --The prince with six fingers ; How a girl became a sacred plant / Kirin Narayan -- Lives of Sufi saints ; Conversations of Sufi saints / Carl Ernst -- Teachings of two Punjabi Sufi poets / Mustansir Mir -- Traditions in transition and conflict. Ascetic withdrawal or social engagement / Patrick Olivelle -- The Bodhisattva Vajrapāṇi's subjugation of Śiva / Ronald M. Davidson -- India as a sacred Islamic land / Carl Ernst -- The exemplary devotion of the "Servant of Hari" ; Satya Pīr : Muslim holy man and Hindu god / Tony K. Stewart -- Jain questions and answers : who is God and how is he worshiped? / John E. Cort -- Esoteric knowledge and the tradition of the preceptors / Douglas Renfrew Brooks -- The rebuilding of a Hindu temple ; The origin of Liṅga worship / Richard H. Davis
Control code
31131183
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 655 p.
Isbn
9780691043241
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
94034695

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