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Common Knowledge (1 May 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 of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 197–207.
Published: 01 April 2009
... bhakti...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 424–438.
Published: 01 August 2010
... transcendent 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 485–517.
Published: 01 August 2004
... constantly on Ramakrishna’s lips and who famously sang 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...