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Devotional Literature in South Asia

Current Research, 1985-1988 (University of Cambridge Oriental Publications)
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This volume addresses recent research topics within the field of bhakti literature, the devotional poetry and other compositions of devotional character in the earlier literature of the modern South Asian languages.

Its papers range from the roots of the bhakti tradition in the early history of krsna to its modern adaptations in nineteenth and twentieth-century culture. This volume addresses research topics within the field of Bhakti literature, the devotional poetry and other compositions of devotional character in the earlier literature of the modern South Asian Its papers range from the roots of the Bhakti tradition in the early history of Krsna to its modern adaptations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century.

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The devotional literature of the Ismailis in the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent is a rich seam of creativity in the cultural heritage of Islam. This book looks at the "ginans", a large Devotional Literature in South Asia book of hymns and poems composed in a variety of Indic languages and attributed to a series of preacher-saints who propagated Ismaili Islam in the subcontinent.

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Tamil legends hold that these were composed in three successive poetic assemblies that were held in ancient times on a now vanished continent far to the south of India.A significant amount of literature could have preceded Tolkappiyam as grammar books are usually written after the existence of literature over long periods.

Tamil tradition holds the earliest Sangam poetry to be over twelve. Regional Communities of Devotion in South Asia: Insiders, Outsiders, and Interlopers - CRC Press Book.

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Price HB £ ISBN Until recently, the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London has published on. “The Mistress of Two Worlds” explores the ways that Fatimah al-Zahra's mystical and intercessory powers construct a temporal devotional world for the Shia.

of the Deccan in south-central India, projecting individual loyalty to the imams and remembrance of their sacrifices into an eschatological framework in which Fatimah is transformed from a gatherer of the tears of the mourners into the Cited by: 3.

Ginans (Urdu: گنان ‎, Gujarati: ગિનાન; derived from Sanskrit: ज्ञान jñana, meaning "knowledge") are devotional hymns or poems recited by Shia Ismaili Muslims. It was originally an oral rendition mostly by Pirs, first among whom to come to South Asia was Pir Satgurnoor in the 12th are composed in many languages of South Asia, especially Gujarati, Urdu.

Harvard University is offering a brand new course by Professor Ali Asani on Muslim Devotional Literature in South Asia, featuring the study of the Ismaili Ginans in their historical, cultural, and devotional contexts. The Ginans stem from the Satpanth Ismaili tradition of South Asia and Ismaili tradition attributes the authorship of the Ginans to the.

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Moreover, students will be introduced to the academic literature on South Asian religious scholars and 'sex gurus' in South and Southeast Asia; religious sexuality in South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe; and, the transcultural literary networks that led to the production of religio-sexual texts in modern South Asia.Hinduism - Hinduism - The spread of Hinduism in Southeast Asia and the Pacific: Hinduism and Buddhism exerted an enormous influence on the civilizations of Southeast Asia and contributed greatly to the development of a written tradition in that area.

About the beginning of the Common Era, Indian merchants may have settled there, bringing Brahmans and Buddhist monks with them.(ii) Bhakthi or Devotional Literature Bhakthi literature deals with religious philosophy, the history of saints, etc.

Most of these are devotional poems. Religious teaching entered Tamil literature for the first time in Manimekalai. Sathanar the author of this book believed in Buddhism.