The experience of Hinduism : essays on religion in Maharashtra / Eleanor Zelliot and Maxine Berntsen editors.

By: Zelliot, Eleanor, 1926-
Contributor(s): Berntsen, Maxine
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 1988.Description: xxiii, 387p. : photos ; 24cm.
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Bibl.: p. 351-370. - Volume a tribute to Irawati Karve. - Contents: 1. The concept of the sacred. "Boy-friend?": an essay / Irawati Karve; "The vow": a short story / Shankarrao Kharat; One face of god / Maxine Berntsen; God, ghosts and possession / John M. Stanley; Scattered voices: the nature of god / R.N. Dandekar, Anon., Narayan Surve. 2. The practice of faith. "A town without a temple" / Irawati Karve; The Ganesh festival in Maharashtra: some observations / Paul B. Courtright; The god Dattatreya ¿¿ and the Datta temples of Pune / Charles Pain with Eleanor Zelliot; The religion of the Dhangar nomads / Gunther-Dietz Sontheimer;The birth of a god: Ram Mama of the Nandiwalas / K.C. Malhotra; "On the road": a Maharashtrian pilgrimage / Irawati Karve; The Gondhali: singers for the Devi / Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere; My years in the R.S.S. / V.M. Sirsikar; Scattered voices: the experience of ritual / D.B. Mokashi, Vitthalrao Ghate,Anasuyabai Koratkar,Anon., Anutai Wagh 3. Reform and rejection. "All that is you": an essay / Irawati Karve; The last Kirtan of Gadge Baba / G.N. Dandekar; Orthodoxy and human rights: the story of a clash / Kumar Saptarshi; The orthodoxy of the Mahanubhavs / Anne Feldhaus; The birth of a rationalist / K.N. Kadam; Scattered voices: refuge in the Buddha / Bebi Kamble and Ulpabai Chauhan. 4. Coda. Bhakti in the modern mode: poems and essays / Ashok R. Kelkar and Sadishiv S. Bhave. 5. Appendices: Glossary, Gods, goddesses and religious festivals; The Hindu calendar; Castes.