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Govindadeva Temple A Festival of Devotion

Margaret H. Case

in Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Govindala temple was completed in 1590. It was said to be the largest single building serving as a Hindu temple in all India. Its outstanding feature was the large interior vaulted space, ... More


Saṁsāra

Arvind Sharma

in Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658712
eISBN:
9780199082018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658712.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter discusses the process of undergoing rebirths continuously, known as samsāra. In principle, the process is without a beginning and an end, unless brought to an end by religious and ... More


Embodied Ascent, Meditation, & Yogic Suicide

in Sinister Yogis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226895130
eISBN:
9780226895154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226895154.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A set of actors, through their esoteric knowledge of the true nature of the self as well as of powerful spells, were empowered to reach the world of brahman (brahmaloka). These actors' ... More


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