Vaisnavi: Women and the Worship of Krishna

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Vaisnavi: Women and the Worship of Krishna

This collection tackles the sensitive topic of gender roles in religious traditions with openness and transparency, with a particular emphasis on Vaishnavism, one of the oldest and most textually-rich religious traditions practised by humans. Steven J. Rosen has compiled a collection of eight articles written by prominent scholars, poets, and practitioners. These individuals offer light on the lives and teachings of certain female saints over the course of history. This book also discusses fundamental ideas pertaining to the worship of Krishna and how such principles effect both men's and women's lives in today's society.

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Steven Rosen

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Vaisnavi: Women and the Worship of Krishna

This collection tackles the sensitive topic of gender roles in religious traditions with openness and transparency, with a particular emphasis on Vaishnavism, one of the oldest and most textually-rich religious traditions practised by humans. Steven J. Rosen has compiled a collection of eight articles written by prominent scholars, poets, and practitioners. These individuals offer light on the lives and teachings of certain female saints over the course of history. This book also discusses fundamental ideas pertaining to the worship of Krishna and how such principles effect both men’s and women’s lives in today’s society.

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” A review can hardly do justice to the wealth of information and insights

evident in the book. It is a very significant contribution in the areas of

Vaishnavism and women.”

About the Author

Steven Rosen, also known as Satyaraj Das, is a free-lance writer and novelist who resides in the New York metropolitan region. Food for the Spirit: Vegetarianism and the World Religious is one of his most well-known works, along with India’s Spiritual Renaissance: The Life and Times of Lord Chaitanya, The Six Goswamis of Vrindavan, Om Shalom, Judaism and Krishna Consciousness, and The Lives of the Vaishnava Saints: Shrinivas, Narottam, and Shyamananda.

Mr. Rosen is a prolific contributor to scholarly publications and a variety of other periodicals, including Vegetarian Times, The Animals’ Agenda, Dance Pages, and Back to Godhead, the publication of the Hare Krishna organisation.

 

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 10 × 11 × 12 cm
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Steven J. Rosen

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