Krishna in the Harivamsha: The Greatest of All Sovereigns and Masters, Volume 2

By: André Couture

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Contents: Introduction. Part 4: Krishna and the Construction of Dvaraka. 1. Krishna’s Initiation at Sandipani’s Hermitage. 2. Dvaraka: The making of a sacred place. 3. Krishna’s Second Enthronement at Kundina in the Harivamsha: the study of a late episode. 4. Krishna in the Harivamsha: a god who shares his wealth. Part 5: The Omnipresent Goddess. 5. Krishna, Samkarshana and the Goddess Ekanamsha in the Harivamsha. 6. Krishna’s Victory over Bana and Goddess Kotavi’s Manifestation in the Harivamsha. 7. The Yawning of Divinities in the Mythology of the Epics and the Puranas. 8. Noteworthy Resemblances between Pradyumna’s Childhood and Krishna’s Childhood. 9. The Emergence of a Group of Four Characters (Vasudeva, Samkarshana, Pradyumna and Aniruddha) in the Harivamsha: Points for Consideration. Part 6: The Epic Narrative without Oversimplification. 10. Samkarshana and His Relationships with Krishna: Presence and Absence, Coming Together and Moving Apart. 11. Observations Concerning the Notion of Bhakti in the Mahabharata. 12. The Syamantaka Affair: A Key Episode for the Interpretation of the Harivamsha. 13. Krishna’s victory over the vedic fires in the Harivamsha. Conclusion: From Vishnu’s Deeds to Vishnu’s Plays, or Observations on the Word Avatara as a Designation for the Manifestations of Vishnu. Bibliography. General Index. Index of Passages. Printed Pages: 522.

Title: Krishna in the Harivamsha: The Greatest of All Sovereigns and Masters, Volume 2

Author Name: André Couture

Categories: India, Philosophy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2017

ISBN: 8124608911

ISBN 13: 9788124608913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 15 x 23 Cm

Seller ID: 116185

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