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Studies in Hinduism

Miscellanea to the Phenomenon of Tantras

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The second volume of the Studies in Hinduism series dealing with the phenomenon of Tantra represents a resumption and continuation of the research in the field of Hinduism. The various contributions by the authors of this anthology are related to different problems of the interpretation of this phenomenon, for example, the understanding of the term Tantra in the sense of "tantric traditions," the investigation of the Paramasamhita regarding its religious and textual history, the analysis of the chapter of the creation of the world (srstikrama) in the same text, some considerations between theology and grammar concerning the kancukas in the Vaisnava and Tantric tradition, and the investigation of the sexual aspect of the linga cult. Content: PADOUX, A.: Concerning Tantric Traditions; OBERHAMMER, G.: Beobachtungen zur "Offenbarungsgeschichte" der Paramasamhita; CZERNIAK-DROZDZOWICZ, M.: Srstikrama - Order of Creation in the Paramasamhita; TORELLA, R.: The kancukas in the Saiva and Vaisnava Tantric Tradition: Some Considerations between Theology and Grammar; BRUNNER, H.: The Sexual Aspect of the linga Cult According to the Saiddhantika Scriptures.
Release date NZ
December 31st, 1998
Contributors
Contributions by Andre Padoux Contributions by Gerhard Oberhammer Contributions by Helene Brunner Contributions by Marzenna Czerniak-Drozdzowicz Contributions by Raffaele Torella Edited by Gerhard Oberhammer
Pages
103
Country of Publication
Austria
Imprint
Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
ISBN-13
9783700127543
Product ID
28048900

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