The Chaitanya Movement: A Study of Vaishnavism in Bengal

By: Melville T. Kennedy

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The present work outlines the history of Krishna Chaitanya, the founder, and the history of the Movement and also the religious and social conditions which led to its emergence. It also discusses the teachings of the Sect and its literature, which has been potent ever since in the literary life of Bengal. It talks about the sect as it is today, the classes, the sub-sects, its orders and its cults. Lastly the author compares the Movement to Christianity, and claims that the whole idea of the Movement was to put Krishna in place of Christ and Gita in the place of the Gospel. Printed Pages: 280.

Title: The Chaitanya Movement: A Study of Vaishnavism in Bengal

Author Name: Melville T. Kennedy

Categories: India, Hinduism,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1993

ISBN: 8121506069

ISBN 13: 9788121506069

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 13 Cms x 19 Cms

Seller ID: 025289