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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2016
....” Three kinds of religious tradition in India have nurtured the perception that sound is sacred: Hindu bhakti , Sufism, and Santism, all of which this essay explores in case studies both of the formative period of devotional music in North India and of the current state of the genre and its venues...
Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 197–207.
Published: 01 April 2009
... ) or or as radical dualisms, even if the designation bhakti...
Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., the as himself revealed has Krishna (or devotion from bhakti argument the is second The battles. righteous class- inborn, an has Arjuna warrior, Kshatriya from (ordharma duty argument the is first The fight. to Arjuna persuade war.of righteous Week A heout set had in that Krishna...
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Hiltebeitel. What I took most basically from the course was that, in medieval India, Hindu bhakti or devotionalism, Islamic devotionalism or Sufism, and trans- Hindu and Islamic devotionalism or Santism all approached music as the path to union with ultimate reality: Nada- Brahman (the transcendental...
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 424–438.
Published: 01 August 2010
... God. In some cases, however — for instance, in the cult of the Buddha Amita¯bha (or Amida) — the Buddha may function almost as a monotheistic God, and Bud- dhist observances can call to mind Christian devotion or Indian bhakti. From the perspective...
Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 490–505.
Published: 01 August 2013
... gymnastics.” Hatha- of the exercises queer breathing butis the is, there little [wisdom].Jnana What Yoga mentionedthere. scarcely is [devotion] and of Bhakti land the is Bengal “Our postures: of physical mastery emphasizes ofthat yoga Yoga, type Hatha the toward intolerance...
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
... is , ). bhakti — A History...
Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 485–517.
Published: 01 August 2004
... that he had no desire to become sugar but would rather taste its sweetness. So too, Ramakrishna much preferred the sweet states of divine-human encounter— devotion (bhakti) and love (prema)—over the metaphysical absolutes of nirvana and brahman, though he recognized...