Author:Bettina Baumer & Johannes Beltz (Eds.)


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Bhima Bhoi: Verses from the Void Mystic Poetry of an Oriya Saint

By: Bettina Baumer & Johannes Beltz (Eds.)

Price: $56.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2010

Seller ID: 1200552

ISBN: 8173048134

Condition: New

Mahima Dharma (`the Dharma of Glory`) is one of the most fascinating living Religious Traditions of Orissa. It originated during the nineteenth century as an autochthonous reform movement, Emerging out of the nirguna Bhakti Tradition of India. The earliest authentic testimonies of this Movement are the impressive compositions of Bhima Bhoi, a lay guru, who fought against social evils such as Caste and ritualized piety and initiated Women into his community. The present volume is the first representative and comprehensive Anthology of Bhima Bhoi`s religious poetry. It offers a detailed introduc... View more info