ISBN 9788121500715,Vaisnavism Through The Ages

Vaisnavism Through The Ages

Rs350

Publisher

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 1985
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788121500715

ISBN-10 8121500710
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Hinduism

This important study presents a comprehensive and critical survey of Vaisnava-Bhakti movements through the ages; its Vedic origin, medieval evolutions and modern trends in India. The learned author acquaints readers with numerous hidden, symbolic meanings behinds anthropomorphic form of Visnu, his incarnations, Radha, devotees, methods of worship and the siddhis a devotee secures through Bhakti-Yoga. It brings into light the philosophies of Ramanuja (Visistadavaitavada), Vallabha (Suddhadvaitavada), Nimbarka (Dvaitadvaitavada), Namadeva, Tukaram, Kabir, Chaitanyadeva, Tulsidas, Mirabai, Sankaradeva, Mahadeva and his successors. This monotheistic research on scriptures and throws a search light on obscure, hidden, symbolic, philosophical, psychological and historical meanings behind Vedic and Puranic stories and legends.
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