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Forthcoming Books

  1. Bhakti and Embodiment

    Fashioning Divine Bodies and Devotional Bodies in Krsna Bhakti

    By Barbara A. Holdrege

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    The historical shift from Vedic traditions to post-Vedic bhakti (devotional) traditions is accompanied by a shift from abstract, translocal notions of divinity to particularized, localized notions of divinity and a corresponding shift from aniconic to iconic traditions and from temporary...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Multiculturalism and Minority Religions in Britain

    Krishna Consciousness, Religious Freedom and the Politics of Location

    By Malory Nye

    A detailed case study of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Britain. The book studies the particular development of a new religious movement within the context of Britain, and issues relating to minority religions' place within a multicultural but still hegemonically...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Eastern Philosophy and Western Consumerism

    By Richard King

    This book explores the idea of ‘mind-creationism’: that consciousness has the capacity to create and transform the material reality that it experiences. Richard King discusses the roots of this idea in ancient Hindu and Buddhist thought, then shows how it has been appropriated and...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition

    Salvific Space

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Tantric Mantras

    Studies on Mantrasastra

    By Andre Padoux

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Providing a systematic and complete overview of the highest scholarly quality on Tantric mantras in Hinduism, this book presents a summary on the nature of Tantric mantras, their phonetic aspect, structure and classifications. Additionally, it explains the metaphysical-theological nature of Tantric...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Religion, Narrative and Public Imagination in South Asia

    Past and Place in the Sanskrit Mahabharata

    By James Hegarty

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    The Sanskrit Mahabharata is one of the greatest works of world literature and pivotal for the understanding of both Hindu traditions and wider society in ancient, medieval and modern South Asia. This book presents a new synthesis of philological, anthropological and cognitive-linguistic method and...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India

    By Karen Pechilis

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

    History, Practice and Doctrine

    Edited by Bjarne Olesen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated Sakta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Hinduism in the Modern World

    Edited by Brian A. Hatcher

    Series: Religions in the Modern World

    Hinduism in the Modern World presents a new and unprecedented attempt to survey the nature, range, and significance of modern and contemporary Hinduism in South Asia and the global diaspora. Organized to reflect the direction of recent scholarly research, this volume breaks with earlier texts on...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mobilizing Religion and Gender in India

    The Role of Activism

    By Nandini Deo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Religious nationalists and women’s activists have transformed India over the past century. They debated the idea of India under colonial rule, shaped the constitutional structure of Indian democracy, and questioned the legitimacy of the postcolonial consensus. This book traces the shared genealogy...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge