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Concerning Chairmen at Jamia Lectures

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the Halide Edib talks about eight personalities who presided over her lectures at the Jamia Millia Islamia (National Muslim University) in New Delhi. Four of them were Hindus and the ... More


Benares

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the author recounts her visit to Benares, where she spent time resting and sight-seeing. She was escorted by Professor Mujeeb and stayed at the house of Dr Bhagavan Das. It was her ... More


Bathing: The Transformative Flows of Sound

Kirin Narayan

in Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents the author's reflections on songs as a form of “bathing” (nauhṇā). Dipping into the flow of sound, and in particular the repetition of divine names through songs, singers and ... More


Bhagavan Das, “The Meaning of Swaraj or Self-Government” (1921)

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents an excerpt from Bhagavan Das's 1921 book, “The Meaning of Swaraj or Self-government,” written as a position paper for a meeting of the Indian National Congress. Das was a ... More


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