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Surdas : Poet, Singer, Saint

By: John Stratton Hawley

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2018

Seller ID: 701491

ISBN: 9789386552655

Condition: New


For decades Surdas has been Jack Hawley's ideal poet. But not the Surdas we all think we know — the poet of Krishna's childhood, the disciple of Vallabhacarya. Rather, Hawley focuses on a Surdas who emerges from the early manuscripts where his poems were first collected. They reveal quite another Sur: a poet of extraordinary range, a man who never abandoned his sense of personal struggle, a saint devoted to singing. Was this Surdas blind? Probably not. Did he take ... View more info

At Play with Krishna: Pilgrimage Dramas from Brindavan

By: John Stratton Hawley

Price: $23.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 102045

ISBN: 8120834860

Condition: New


Every year thousands of pilgrims travel to Brindavan, the village where Krishna is said to have lived as child, There, in one of north India's great spiritual centres, they witness a series of religious dramas called ras lilas, whose central roles are performed by children. By translating four plays that collectively span this cycle, John Hawley provides a lively perspective on the mythology of Krishna as Hindus experience it today. His book contains an opening chapter d... View more info

At Play with Krishna: Pilgrimage Dramas from Brindavan

By: John Stratton Hawley

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 102046

Condition: New


Every year thousands of pilgrims travel to Brindavan, the village where Krishna is said to have lived as child, There, in one of north India's great spiritual centres, they witness a series of religious dramas called ras lilas, whose central roles are performed by children. By translating four plays that collectively span this cycle, John Hawley provides a lively perspective on the mythology of Krishna as Hindus experience it today. His book contains an opening chapter d... View more info

Urbanization and Religious Tolerance: Study of Hindu-Muslim Interactions in Varanasi

By: John Stratton Hawley

Price: $29.65

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 701864

ISBN: 8131606643

Condition: New


In this study, an attempt has been made to analyse the social reciprocity and religious tolerance between Hindu and Muslim communities with regard to modernization and its impact in an urban setting. It explores to find out the nature of religious, social, economic and occupational adoption between the communities. It further attempts to explain the extent and the quantum to which Hindus have adopted the beliefs and traditions of Muslims, and Muslim communities have adop... View more info

Bhakti and Power: Debating India’s Religion of the Heart

By: John Stratton Hawley, Christian Lee Novetzke & Swapna Sharma (Authors)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2019

Seller ID: 1203555

ISBN: 9789352876211

Condition: New


About the Book: Bhakti means many things to many people. It is private and public, personal and political, silently contemplative and loudly musical. Often it speaks in the marginalized voices of women and the oppressed, yet it has also played a role in perpetuating injustice. What, then, is the power of bhakti? And how does it interact with forms of power other than its own? Bhakti and Power provides an accessible entry into these issues, presenting voices and vigne... View more info

Sur's Ocean: Poems from the Early Tradition

By: Surdas (Author), Kenneth E. Bryant (Ed.) & John Stratton Hawley (Tr.)

Price: $10.96

Publisher: Noida, India, Harvard University Press/IBD: 2015

Seller ID: 107393

ISBN: 0674427831

Condition: New


Surdas has been regarded as the epitome of artistry in old Hindi religious poetry from the end of the sixteenth century, when he lived, to the present day. His fame rests upon his remarkable refashioning of the widely known narrative of the cowherd deity Krishna and his lover Radha into lyrics that are at once elegant and approachable. Surdass popularity led to the proliferation, through an energetic oral tradition, of poems ascribed to him, known as the gar.Surs ocean-p... View more info

Sur's Ocean: Poems from the Early Tradition

By: Surdas; Edited By Kenneth E. Bryant; Translated By John Stratton Hawley

Price: $31.95

Publisher: London, UK, Harvard University Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039697

ISBN: 067450447X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 2058. View more info