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Ritual in an oscillating universe

Richard H. Davis

Ritual in an oscillating universe

worshiping Śiva in medieval India

by Richard H. Davis

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

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Siva (Hindu deity) -- Cult -- India -- History.,
    • India -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-193) and index.

      StatementRichard H. Davis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1218.2 .D38 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2027877M
      ISBN 100691073864
      LC Control Number91003954

      Eternal return (also known as eternal recurrence) is a theory that the universe and all existence and energy has been recurring, and will continue to recur, in a self-similar form an infinite number of times across infinite time or space.. The theory is found in Indian philosophy and in ancient Egypt as well as Judaic wisdom literature (Ecclesiastes) and was subsequently taken up by the. avg rating — 68 ratings — published — 5 editions /5.

      The life and times of India's most famous spiritual and literary masterpiece. The Bhagavad Gita, perhaps the most famous of all Indian scriptures, is universally regarded as one of the world's spiritual and literary d Davis tells the story of this venerable and enduring book, from its origins in ancient India to its reception today as a spiritual classic that has been. Read More View Book Add to Cart Ritual in an Oscillating Universe: Worshipping Siva in Medieval India Richard H. Davis Saiva liturgy is performed in a world that oscillates: a world permeated by the presence of Siva, where humans live in a condition of bondage and where the highest aim of the soul is to attain liberation from its fetters.

        11 Davis, Richard H., Ritual in an Oscillating Universe: Worshipping Śiva in Medieval India (Princeton, ), pp. – 12 Stein, R.A., “ Le Liṅga des danses masquées lamaïques et la théorie des âmes ”, Sino-Indian Studies (Liebenthal Festschrift) 5. 3–4 (), pp. – [p. ].Cited by: 2. Winner of the Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy Book Prize, South Asia Council of the Association of Asian Studies Richard H. Davis is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University. His previous publications include Ritual in an Oscillating Universe: .


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