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Ritual in an oscillating universe

Richard H. Davis

Ritual in an oscillating universe

worshiping Siva in medieval India

by Richard H. Davis

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p189-193. - Includes index.

StatementRichard H. Davis.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,200p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22328329M
ISBN 100691073864

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For many centuries, Hindus have taken it for granted that the religious images they place in temples and home shrines for purposes of worship are alive. Hindu priests bring them to life through a complex ritual "establishment" that invokes the god or goddess into material support.

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Davis is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University. His previous publications include Ritual in an Oscillating Universe:. Discover the best Shiva books and audiobooks. Learn from Shiva experts like Swami Vishnuswaroop and Richard H.

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His books are Ritual in an Oscillating Universe: Worshiping Siva in Medieval India (Princeton, ), and Lives of Indian Images (Princeton, ).

He is also editor of two volumes, and has been working on translations of the works of Aghorasiva, a Saiva Siddhanta teacher of twelfth century Tamilnad.

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Ancient Jewish Epitaphs: An Introductory Survey of a Millennium of Jewish Funerary Epigraphy ( BCE CE). Ritual," Journal of Ritual Studies 2 (2) (an excellent essay on the interpretative approaches of Hindu rituals) Reddy, Prabhavati, "Vishnu's Universe in Ritual Space: The Abhisheka Ceremony of Penn Hills' Venkatesvara," Journal of Ritual Studies 20(2)figures and plates.

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Chapter 1: Ways of Relating Science and Religion. The first major challenge to religion in an age of science is the success of the methods of science. Science seems to provide the only reliable path to knowledge. Many people view science as objective, universal, rational, and .In this work, I examine ritual, cosmology, and divinization as articulated in select passages of the Svacchandatantra and its commentary by the late tenth century non-dual theologian, Kṣemarāja.

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