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The Hindu World Image

Sudhir Kakar

in The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The exploration of the psychological terrain of the Indian inner world begins by looking at the cluster of ideas, historically derived, selected, and refined, through which Hindu culture has ... More


The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

T. N. Madan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This Omnibus brings together two of distinguished sociologist T.N. Madan's books on the concept of the householder in Hinduism. A common thread running through the Omnibus is the focus on life and ... More


The Desired and the Good

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter continues the discussion on the fragility of moral choices. A heightened moral awareness is the ideal, but the road to it is seen by ordinary people to lie in the consistent effort of ... More


Living and Dying

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses one kind of human suffering—that associated with death. A concern with longevity has long been present in Hindu culture. It is not, therefore, surprising that the rituals were ... More


Does Hinduism Lack a Sense of History? Thesis Re-examined

Arvind Sharma

in Hinduism and Its Sense of History

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195665314
eISBN:
9780199082032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195665314.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The preceding chapters were devoted to a consideration of the emergence of the view that the Hindus lacked a sense of history, its influence on Indian Studies, and the responses it evoked. This ... More


Imprisoning Frames and Open Debates: Trobriander, Buddhist, and Balinese Rebirth Revisited

Gananath Obeyesekere

in Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232204
eISBN:
9780520936300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232204.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter highlights the fact that even radical religious innovation occurs within the frame of preexisting structures of thought, which can on occasion act as “prisons of the longue durée.” It ... More


Identity and Visibility: Reflections on Museum Displays of South Asian Art

Vidya Dehejia (ed.)

in New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752800
eISBN:
9780804767842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752800.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the layered status and reception of South Asian art in US culture. It begins by setting the context for museum displays, explaining both the strategies used in exhibiting ... More


The Strange Light of Postcolonial Enlightenment: Mediatic Form and Publicity in India

Arvind Rajagopal

in This Is Enlightenment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226761473
eISBN:
9780226761466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761466.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter interrogates the contradictions that befell the Congress Party in the wake of Indian independence in 1947. What happens when concepts and practices associated with ... More


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