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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (2): 356.
Published: 01 February 1966
...Cyrus R. Pangborn 356 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Ramakrishna and His Disciples. By CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1964. 348, Illustrations, Bibliography, Index. $7.50. Ramakrishna (1836-1886) was a Bengali priest of the Hindu goddess Kali. Most of the monks and devoted...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 531–532.
Published: 01 May 1997
...David L. Haberman Kali's Child: The Mystical and the Erotic in the Life and Teachings of Ramakrishna . By Jeffrey J. Kripal . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1995 . xxii, 386 pp. $49.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1997 1997...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 428–429.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Carl Olson The Ramakrishna Mission: The Making of a Modern Hindu Movement . By Gwilym Beckerlegge . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2001 . 219 pp. $32.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 428 T H E J O U R N A L O F A S I A N S T U D I E S SOUTH ASIA...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1210–1211.
Published: 01 November 2011
... questions of life. Which party is right? The authors’ portrait of Ramakrishna represents a faith based ideal figure, whereas the former viewpoint creates a person subjected to the rigorous of rational skepticism. These two approaches to grasping the religious subject are going to clash by necessity. My...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 753–754.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Hal W. French Great Swan: Meetings with Ramakrishna . By Lex Hixon . Boston : Shambala , 1992 . xvii, 314 pp. $16.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1993 1993 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 753 Babbage's view is clearly at odds with Hewitt's projection...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1292–1294.
Published: 01 November 2010
... be an incarnation of God, then is one not entitled to full disclosure, by virtue of the mere fact that the stakes are so high? Sil is a well-known scholar of Ramakrishna, so it is worth noting that, in his own assessment, “My own understanding of Ramakrishna as a homo religiosus has also undergone some change...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 754–755.
Published: 01 August 1993
... and the various experiential vehicles of awareness are no longer imagined to be stuck together. They belong to entirely different orders of reality" (p. 123). Ramakrishna was educated through oral tradition; his thoughts were recorded through oral tradition. Hixon's language does not read like oral tradition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 751–753.
Published: 01 August 1993
... the literature on this subject. BARBARA JEAN HORAN Fairleigh Dickinson University Great Swan: Meetings with Ramakrishna. By LEX H I X O N . Boston: Shambala, 1992. xvii, 314 pp. $16.00. Lex Hixon has lived closely with several of the major interpreters of Ramakrishna, particularly with Swami Nikhilananda...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 529–531.
Published: 01 May 1997
... of Ramakrishna's mystical life. This book may initially shock readers, especially those familiar with the dominant representations of the" Bengali saint that have been constructed by a variety of cultural forces since his death in the late nineteenth century, but those with a tolerance for scandal will be rewarded...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (2): 356–357.
Published: 01 February 1966
...Eugene F. Irschick The History and Culture of the Tamils . By K. A. Nilakanta Sastri . Calcutta : Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay , 1964 . vi, 181 , Bibliography, Plates, n.p. 356 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Ramakrishna and His Disciples. By CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 317–319.
Published: 01 February 2002
... useful. The book begins by describing the context in which Rammohan Roy lived and Indian ambivalence about the costs and benefits of British rule throughout the nineteenth century. The second chapter is on Ramakrishna, offering a cursory summary of his life, and acknowledging incongruities...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 315–317.
Published: 01 February 2002
... of Swami Vivekananda might find this text useful. The book begins by describing the context in which Rammohan Roy lived and Indian ambivalence about the costs and benefits of British rule throughout the nineteenth century. The second chapter is on Ramakrishna, offering a cursory summary of his life...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (3): 971–972.
Published: 01 August 1994
... is a lengthy chapter on Sri Ramakrishna, a nineteenthcentury Hindu mystic. Ramakrishna is an apt subject for a revisionist psychoanalysis of ecstatic religious experience. His experiences (as recounted by Romain Rolland) figured prominently in Freud's assessment of mystical experience as no more than...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 745–746.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... As the editor, Antony Copley, points out, several contributors to this volume reject the categorization of Theosophy, the Arya Samaj, the Brahmo Samaj, and the Ramakrishna Mission as "new religious movements" (p. xi). Copley frames these "new religious reform movements" in an ambiguous paradigm...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (4): 1066–1067.
Published: 01 August 1975
...Sugan C. Bhatia Panjabi Sufi Poets . By Lajwanti Ramakrishna . New Delhi : Ashajanak Publications , 1973 . 162 pp. Rs. 22.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1975 1975 1066 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES that the evolution of the curvilinear type of temple...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (3): 887–888.
Published: 01 August 1995
...: Suny, 1988). While others have highlighted Vivekananda's influence on Indian nationalism and the impact of the Ramakrishna mission, this is the first critical assessment of his thought and its influence on contemporary Hinduism especially Advaita Vedanta of which Vivekananda claimed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 August 1963
...Philip S. Thomas Some Aspects of Industrial Finance in India . By George Rosen . New York : The Free Press of Glencoe , 1962 . xv , 144 . Appendix, Index. $6.50. Finances for Small-Scale Industry in India . By K. T. Ramakrishna . New York : Asia Publishing House , 1962 . 79...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 532–533.
Published: 01 May 1997
... STUDIES Kripal's refusal to reduce the mystical to the sexual allows him to take seriously Bengali constructions of Hindu Tantra as another important interpretive lens, for Ramakrishna's secret is also a Tantric secret. A major contribution of the book is a fairly detailed picture of a particular...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 746–747.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Himanshu Prabha Ray Hinduism and the Religious Arts . By Heather Elgood . London : Cassell , 1998 . 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002 2002 746 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Ramakrishna Mission's orientation to seva (service to others...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 449–450.
Published: 01 May 2006
... biography. An equally brief collection of primary source material is evident in the chapter devoted to Ramakrishna (d. 1886), a Bengali saint to some and a divine incarnation to others. The paucity of selections is signi cantly increased with Ramakrishna s follower named Vivekananda (d. 1902), whose...