Narmadāparikramā - Circumambulation of the Narmadā River

On the Tradition of a Unique Hindu Pilgrimage

Jürgen Neuss

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€135,00
$180.00
ISBN13: 
9789004228573
E-ISBN: 
9789004230286
Publication Year: 
2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxviii, 408 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-2916
Volume: 
42

Edited by Thomas de Bruijn, independent scholar and Allison Busch, Columbia University

Culture and Circulation presents a range of essays that investigate the dialogue between the multiple literary cultures of early modern India, shedding light on processes of cultural exchange between disparate social groups.
Series: 
Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264472
Publication date: 
March 2014

Jaroslav Strnad, Academy of Sciences, Prague

Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindī offers a commented edition of one hundred poems of medieval mystic and thinker Kabīr, a detailed treatment of morphological structure of the language and its main syntactic features, numerous textual examples, and a glossary.
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251120
Publication date: 
June 2013

Sumit Guha University of Texas, Austin

Beyond Caste traces the many changes South Asian society through the centuries and shows how 'caste' should be understood as a politically inflected and complex form of ethnic stratification that persisted across religious affiliations.
Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249189
Publication date: 
September 2013

Akira Shimada, State University of New York at New Paltz

The book provides an updated chronology of the Amarāvatī stūpa and argues its close link with the long-term development of urbanization of this region between ca. 200 BCE-250 CE based on the latest archaeological, art-historical and epigraphic evidence.
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232839
Publication date: 
November 2012

Lisa N. Owen, University of North Texas

Drawing on art historical, epigraphical, and textual evidence, this book is the first full-scale reconstruction of medieval Jain activities at Ellora. It not only highlights the understudied Jain caves, but examines them in concert with Ellora's Hindu and Buddhist monuments.
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206298
Publication date: 
April 2012

Edited by Saraju Rath

This volume deals with South Indian Sanskrit manuscripts, predominantly on palm leaf and rarely older than three to four centuries, and their role in a manuscript culture that had a significant impact on Indian intellectual history for around two millennia.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004219007
Publication date: 
July 2012

Richard D. Mann

This study argues from textual and material sources that Skanda-Kāttikeya’s cult in the north of India during the Kuṣāṇa and Gupta eras moves from being a broad-based Graha and Mātṛ tradition to one that advanced the ruler’s prestige and authority.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217546
Publication date: 
December 2011

Edited by Alka Patel and Karen Leonard

The authors in this volume analyze the rich layers of circulation and exchange of art, architecture, and literature within South Asia from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries, focusing on the interaction of Muslims and Islamic traditions with other people and traditions there.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004212091
Publication date: 
December 2011

Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

The book offers a number of new insights in the history of yoga powers in the South Asian religious traditions, analyzes the position of the powers in the salvific process and in conceptions of divinity, and explores the rational explanations of the powers provided by the traditions.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004212145
Publication date: 
October 2011

by Johannes Bronkhorst. Translated from the French by Michael S. Allen and Rajam Raghunathan. Revised and with a new appendix

This book explores the conviction shared by almost all Indian philosophers regarding the close connection between language and reality. It shows that the main currents of Indian philosophy can be understood as answers to a problem that this conviction entailed.
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004204355
Publication date: 
April 2011

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