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On Hinduism, Wendy Doniger

Label
On Hinduism
Title
On Hinduism
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Doniger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On Hinduism is a penetrating analysis of many of the most crucial and contested issues in Hinduism, from the Vedas to the present day. In a series of 63 connected essays, it discusses Hindu concepts of polytheism, death, gender, art, contemporary puritanism, non-violence, and much more
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doniger, Wendy
Dewey number
294.5
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1210
LC item number
.D66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Hinduism
Target audience
adult
Label
On Hinduism, Wendy Doniger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 627-648) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 36
  • Eating Karma
  • 70
  • Medical and Mythical Constructions of the Body in Sanskrit Texts
  • 78
  • Death and Rebirth in Hinduism
  • 87
  • Forgetting and Re-awakening to Incarnation
  • 107
  • Assume the Position: The Fight over the Body of Yoga
  • On Being Hindu
  • 116
  • Toleration of Intolerance in Hinduism
  • 126
  • Politics of Hinduism Tomorrow
  • 142
  • Gods, Humans and Anti-Gods
  • Saguna and Nirguna Images of the Deity
  • 151
  • You Can't Get Here from There: The Logical Paradox of Hindu Creation Myths
  • 157
  • Hinduism by Any Other Name
  • Together Apart: Changing Ethical Implications of Hindu Cosmologies
  • 170
  • God's Body, or, the Lingam Made Flesh: Conflicts over the Representation of Shiva
  • 192
  • Sacrifice and Substitution: Ritual Mystification and Mythical Demystification in Hinduism
  • 207
  • Scrapbook of Undeserved Salvation: The Kedara Khanda of the Skanda Purana
  • 233
  • Women and Other Genders
  • Why Should a Brahmin Tell You Whom to Marry? A Deconstruction of the Laws of Manu
  • 3
  • 259
  • Saranyu/Samjna: The Sun and the Shadow
  • 269
  • Clever Wife in Indian Mythology
  • 288
  • Rings of Rejection and Recognition in Ancient India
  • 301
  • Third Nature: Gender Inversions in the Kamasutra
  • 314
  • Bisexuality and Transsexuality Among the Hindu Gods
  • Are Hindus Monotheists or Polytheists?
  • 330
  • Transsexual Transformations of Subjectivity and Memory in Hindu Mythology
  • 342
  • Kama and Other Seductions
  • Control of Addiction in Ancient India
  • 363
  • Reading the Kamasutra: It Isn't All About Sex
  • 371
  • Mythology of the Kamasutra
  • 381
  • 10
  • From Kama to Karma: The Resurgence of Puritanism in Contemporary India
  • 396
  • Horses and Other Animals
  • Ambivalence of Ahimsa
  • 409
  • Zoomorphism in Ancient India: Humans More Bestial than the Beasts
  • 426
  • Mythology of Horses in India
  • 438
  • Submarine Mare in the Mythology of Shiva
  • Three (or More) Forms of the Three (or More)-Fold Path in Hinduism
  • 452
  • Indra as the Stallion's Wife
  • 473
  • Dogs as Dalits in Indian Literature
  • 488
  • Sacred Cows and Beefeaters
  • 501
  • Illusion and Reality in the Hindu Epics
  • Impermanence and Eternity in Hindu Epic, Art and Performance
  • 509
  • 21
  • Shadows of the Ramayana
  • 523
  • Women in the Mahabharata
  • 537
  • History of Ekalavya
  • 547
  • On Not Being Hindu
  • 'I Have Scinde': Orientalism and Guilt
  • 559
  • Doniger O'Flaherty on Doniger
  • Concept of Heresy in Hinduism
  • 569
  • You Can't Make an Omelette
  • 572
  • Forest-dweller
  • 577
Control code
ocn858660095
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 660 pages
Isbn
9780199360079
Lccn
2013038952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
294.5 D717 ; XX-N ; LAP ; A13BP065.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 858660095
  • (Sirsi) 858660095
  • (OCoLC)858660095
Label
On Hinduism, Wendy Doniger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 627-648) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 36
  • Eating Karma
  • 70
  • Medical and Mythical Constructions of the Body in Sanskrit Texts
  • 78
  • Death and Rebirth in Hinduism
  • 87
  • Forgetting and Re-awakening to Incarnation
  • 107
  • Assume the Position: The Fight over the Body of Yoga
  • On Being Hindu
  • 116
  • Toleration of Intolerance in Hinduism
  • 126
  • Politics of Hinduism Tomorrow
  • 142
  • Gods, Humans and Anti-Gods
  • Saguna and Nirguna Images of the Deity
  • 151
  • You Can't Get Here from There: The Logical Paradox of Hindu Creation Myths
  • 157
  • Hinduism by Any Other Name
  • Together Apart: Changing Ethical Implications of Hindu Cosmologies
  • 170
  • God's Body, or, the Lingam Made Flesh: Conflicts over the Representation of Shiva
  • 192
  • Sacrifice and Substitution: Ritual Mystification and Mythical Demystification in Hinduism
  • 207
  • Scrapbook of Undeserved Salvation: The Kedara Khanda of the Skanda Purana
  • 233
  • Women and Other Genders
  • Why Should a Brahmin Tell You Whom to Marry? A Deconstruction of the Laws of Manu
  • 3
  • 259
  • Saranyu/Samjna: The Sun and the Shadow
  • 269
  • Clever Wife in Indian Mythology
  • 288
  • Rings of Rejection and Recognition in Ancient India
  • 301
  • Third Nature: Gender Inversions in the Kamasutra
  • 314
  • Bisexuality and Transsexuality Among the Hindu Gods
  • Are Hindus Monotheists or Polytheists?
  • 330
  • Transsexual Transformations of Subjectivity and Memory in Hindu Mythology
  • 342
  • Kama and Other Seductions
  • Control of Addiction in Ancient India
  • 363
  • Reading the Kamasutra: It Isn't All About Sex
  • 371
  • Mythology of the Kamasutra
  • 381
  • 10
  • From Kama to Karma: The Resurgence of Puritanism in Contemporary India
  • 396
  • Horses and Other Animals
  • Ambivalence of Ahimsa
  • 409
  • Zoomorphism in Ancient India: Humans More Bestial than the Beasts
  • 426
  • Mythology of Horses in India
  • 438
  • Submarine Mare in the Mythology of Shiva
  • Three (or More) Forms of the Three (or More)-Fold Path in Hinduism
  • 452
  • Indra as the Stallion's Wife
  • 473
  • Dogs as Dalits in Indian Literature
  • 488
  • Sacred Cows and Beefeaters
  • 501
  • Illusion and Reality in the Hindu Epics
  • Impermanence and Eternity in Hindu Epic, Art and Performance
  • 509
  • 21
  • Shadows of the Ramayana
  • 523
  • Women in the Mahabharata
  • 537
  • History of Ekalavya
  • 547
  • On Not Being Hindu
  • 'I Have Scinde': Orientalism and Guilt
  • 559
  • Doniger O'Flaherty on Doniger
  • Concept of Heresy in Hinduism
  • 569
  • You Can't Make an Omelette
  • 572
  • Forest-dweller
  • 577
Control code
ocn858660095
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 660 pages
Isbn
9780199360079
Lccn
2013038952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
294.5 D717 ; XX-N ; LAP ; A13BP065.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 858660095
  • (Sirsi) 858660095
  • (OCoLC)858660095

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