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Conclusion

John R. Hinnells

in Zoroastrians in Britain: The Ratanbai Katrak Lectures: University of Oxford 1985

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261933
eISBN:
9780191682247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261933.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter brings together the strands of this study. It is divided into five sections. The first section provides an overview of the Zoroastrians in Britain. The second asks to what extent, and in ... More


South Asian Religions in the United States: New Contexts and Configurations

Karen Leonard

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/9780804752800.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at South Asian groups in the United States such as Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, and Zoroastrian, who practice in historical and traditional ways, and contrasts them ... More


Dharma and South Asian Spirituality

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834661
eISBN:
9780824870713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834661.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter discusses dharma as a South Asian spirituality. In the global marketplace of ideas, dharma has come to denote South Asian spirituality as a marker of identity, ... More


H. P. Blavatsky’s Acquaintance with the Language of the Gods

James A. Santucci

in Imagining the East: The Early Theosophical Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190853884
eISBN:
9780190853914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853884.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows how Sanskrit is understood within the framework of Helena Blavatsky’s account of history related to the fall of Atlantis and a supposedly even older language known as Senzar, which ... More


'Siva's Saints: The Origins of Devotion in Kannada according to Harihara's Raga.lega.lu

Gil Ben-Herut

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190878849
eISBN:
9780190878870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878849.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Vīraśaiva tradition, which developed over the last eight centuries in the Kannada-speaking region of the Deccan plateau in India, holds a unique place in Hindu society. Its members do not adhere ... More


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