Ramalinga Swamigal and Modern Dravidian Sainthood
This book analyses the articulations of Tamil identity in the period of colonial modernity and beyond. It examines the development of Tamil religion by focusing on the important 19th century Tamil Hindu reformer and saint, Ramalinga Swamigal. The transformation of Tamil religion is mapped through...
To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge
Tamil Cats or Sanskrit Monkeys?
Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series
Filling the most glaring gap in Shrivaishnava scholarship, this book deals with the history of interpretation of a theological concept of self-surrender-prapatti in late twelfth and thirteenth century religious texts of the Shrivaishnava community of South India. This original study shows that...
Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge