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The Goddess as Role Model: Sita and Radha in Scripture and on Screen

Heidi R. M. Pauwels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369908
eISBN:
9780199871322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369908.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book seeks to understand the major mythological role models that mark the moral landscape of young Hindu women. Generally, the goddess Sita, faithful consort of the god Rama, is regarded as the ... More


Introduction: Sītā and Rādhā, Role Models for Women?

Heidi R. M. Pauwels

in The Goddess as Role Model: Sita and Radha in Scripture and on Screen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369908
eISBN:
9780199871322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369908.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The introduction sets up the basic question of the book: when are goddesses as role models potentially empowering or oppressive for women? It situates this question within contemporary feminist ... More


The Cloistered Passion of Radha and Krishna

Sudhir Kakar and John Munder Ross

in Tales of Love, Sex, and Danger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072560
eISBN:
9780199082124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072560.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the paradigmatic love story of Radha and Krishna, widely considered in Hindu cultural imagination as a parable of the human longing for and union with God. The liaison of ... More


Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

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/9780195130102.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the core of Mahārāj jī's belief and practice is the figure of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. The founder of the Caitanyaite Vaisnava sect was a saint, teacher, and deity. In the understanding of his ... More


Seeing Krishna Aṣṭayāma Līlā Continued

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/9780195130102.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides an account of the aṣṭayāma līlā from the fourth day up to the eighth day. The sixth day of the Caitanya līlā is filled with songs of Caitanya's beauty, of the need to worship ... More


Religious Movements

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter talks about the religious movements of the Sikh, starting with the Nirankaris. This was founded by Dyal Das, who believed that God was formless and that idol worship was futile. The ... More


Singh Sabha and Social Reform

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter considers the Singh Sabha, a society that protested against the speeches of a Hindu orator, and the missionary activity of Christians and Hindus. It illustrates that the Radha Soami, ... More


On the Rasa of Love

Rembert Lutjeharms

in A Vaisnava Poet in Early Modern Bengal: Kavikarnapura's Splendour of Speech

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827108
eISBN:
9780191866012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827108.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The development of rasa in the Ānanda‐vṛndāvana is the topic of Chapter 7. As this chapter demonstrates, Kavikarṇapūra’s ‘narratology’ is based not on action, but on the emotional being of the ... More


Did the Gopīs Really Love Kṛṣṇa?: Some Reflections on Bhakti as a Puruṣārtha in the Indian Tradition

Nalini Bhushan, Jay L. Garfield, and Daniel Raveh (eds)

in Contrary Thinking: Selected Essays of Daya Krishna

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199795550
eISBN:
9780190267636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795550.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Daya Krishna asserts that the gopīs did not love Krsna; instead, they loved to love him. According to Krishna, the gopīs exemplify pure, free, objectless love. The gopīs are the ... More


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