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Introduction

Paul Younger

in New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter introduces the reader to the unusual social situations that were created when shiploads of Indian workers were taken to these distant lands. Not only did the workers learn to share the ... More


Modern Hindu Diaspora(s)

Vineeta Sinha

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198790839
eISBN:
9780191833281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790839.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

A key characteristic of modern Hinduism has been its interaction with forces of globalization. This interface has produced creative expressions of the religion globally. This chapter outlines the ... More


Making and Staking Sacred Terrain: Rajneeshee and Diasporic Hindu Settlers and Unsettlers

Corinne G. Dempsey

in Bringing the Sacred Down to Earth: Adventures in Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199860333
eISBN:
9780199919598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860333.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 explores traditions that confer sacred meaning and power onto landscapes; the communities compared—one largely Euroamerican and the other South Asian—both strove to transplant their South ... More


• Hinduism in Pittsburgh: Creating the South Indian “Hindu” Experience in the United States

John Stratton Hawley and Vasudha Narayanan

in The Life of Hinduism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249134
eISBN:
9780520940079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249134.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter, on the impressive temple to Vishnu as Ventakesvara (Lord of the Venkata Hill) in Pittsburgh, describes what it took to transplant this major deity from the hills of Andhra Pradesh to ... More


Endings

Vijaya Nagarajan

in Feeding a Thousand Souls: Women, Ritual, and Ecology in India- An Exploration of the Kolam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780195170825
eISBN:
9780190858100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170825.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This in-depth life work on the kōlam ends as it began, in the Tamil diaspora. From suburban Maryland at the beginning of the book, this work ends with a narrative about a kōlam competition in ... More


Gurus of Modern Yoga

Mark Singleton and Ellen Goldberg (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199938704
eISBN:
9780199345892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938704.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This volume explores the contributions that individual gurus have made to the formation of the practices and discourses of yoga in today’s world. The focus is not limited to India but also considers ... More


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