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Devotional Literature in South-Asia free pdf This book contains the reports given at the Eighth Bhakti Conference organized in Leuven in August 2000. Forty scholars came to Leuven, hailing from fourteen different countries -- from Japan to the west coast of the United States -- each one bringing his or her expertise and experience. Nearly all the reports are published here. In addition, another twenty scholars sent a report or their list of publications. The result is a fascinating overview of the very wide field that Bhakti studies have become, with a list of 1162 books and articles, and reports about Bengali, Braj, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Rajasthani literature, lexicography, musicology, Santa literature, Sikhism, Gorakhanath, Kabir, Krishna Bhakti, Lalan Fakir, Mirabai, Ramananda, Surdas, Tulsidas, and many other topics of research. A detailed index makes all this matter easily accessible.

About Winand M. Callewaert

Winand M. Callewaert Ph.D. D.Lit. (1943- ) is Research Director of Indian Studies at the Department of Oriental Studies, Leuven, Belgium.With the collobration of many scholars and devotees in India he has made an outstanding collection of the oldest available manuscripts of Sant literature on microfilm. His publications include Nirgun Bhakti Sagar: Devotional Hindi Literature with Bart Op de Beeck, The Life and Works of Raidas with P. Friedlander, The Sarvagi of Gopaldas: A 17th Century Anthology of Bhakti Literature, The Millennium Kabir Vani: A Collection of Pad-s and Devotional Literature in South Asia, ed. with Dieter Taillieu.

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Author : Winand M. Callewaert
Publisher : Manohar Publishers and Distributors
Data Published : 01 January 2002
ISBN : 8173044449
EAN : 9788173044441
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 324 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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