Download PDF by Kenneth Russell Valpey: Attending Krishna's Image: Chaitanya Vaishnava Murti-seva as

By Kenneth Russell Valpey

ISBN-10: 0415383943

ISBN-13: 9780415383943

ISBN-10: 0415864585

ISBN-13: 9780415864589

There is a gentle and turning out to be scholarly, in addition as popular curiosity in Hindu faith – specifically devotional (bhakti) traditions as varieties of non secular perform and expressions of divine embodiment. linked to this can be the eye to sacred photographs and their worship.

Attending Krishna's Image extends the dialogue on Indian photographs and their worship, bringing ancient and comparative dimensions and contemplating Krishna worship within the context of modernity, either in India and the West. It specializes in one particular worship culture, the Chaitanya Vaishnava culture of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries, because it develops and sustains itself in particular locales. by means of making use of the comparative classification of ‘religious truth’, the book provides a entire realizing of a dwelling spiritual tradition. It effectively demonstrates the certainty of devotion as a means of participation with divine embodiment within which worship of Krishna’s photo is integral.

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