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Boundaries, dynamics and construction of traditions in South Asia

Boundaries, dynamics and construction of traditions in South Asia

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Published by Firenze University Press, Munshiram Manoharlal in Firenze, Italy, [New Delhi, India] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian philosophy.,
  • South Asia -- Civilization.,
  • South Asia -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Federico Squarcini.
    SeriesKykéion studi e testi -- 3
    ContributionsSquarcini, Federico.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS339 .B68 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination618 p. ;
    Number of Pages618
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21548090M
    ISBN 108884532620

    Frog hymns and rain babies: monsoon culture and the art of ancient South Asia / Boundaries, dynamics and construction of traditions in South Asia / edited by Federico Squarcini. London ; New York: Anthem, London: Zed Books. Ltd.,c Book In. UTL at Downsview.   This book deals with the issue of divinizing in South Asian traditions. It aims at studying cultural questions related to the representations and the mythologizing of the divine. It also explores the human relations to the "divine other.".

    Indigenous traditions. The peoples of Southeast Asia were once thought to have shared a lack of inventiveness since prehistoric times and to have been “receptive” rather than “creative” in their contacts with foreign civilizations. Later excavations and discoveries in Myanmar and Thailand, however, inspired some scholars to argue against the accepted theory that civilization moved to. Oberoi, Harjot. The Construction of Religious Boundaries: Culture, Identity and Diversity in the Sikh Tradition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. South Asian Muslims Iqbal, Sir Muhammad. The Reconstruction of Religious Thought is Islam. London. [A modernist statement of the meaning of being a Muslim by a leading intellectual of.

    In Hinduism, Pramāṇas Śāstras refers to the authority of the scriptures (śruti, Vedas) with regard to puruṣārtha, the objects of human pursuit, namely dharma (right conduct), artha (means of life), kāma (pleasure) and mokṣa (liberation). Together with smṛti ("that which is remembered, tradition": Dharmaśāstra, Hindu Epics, Puranas), ācāra (good custom), and ātmatuṣṭi. “The Transmission, Patronage, and Prestige of Brahmanical Piety from the Mauryas to the Guptas,” in: Boundaries, Dynamics and Construction of Traditions in South Asia, edited by Federico Squarcini (Kykéion studi e testi. I, Scienze delle religioni 3) (Firenze: Firenze University Press, ), 77–


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