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Ghose, Aurobindo [known as Sri Aurobindo]

Peter Heehs.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Hinduism. 1123 words.

Ghose, Aurobindo [known as Sri Aurobindo] (1872–1950), politician and spiritual leader in India, was born at 14 South Circular Road, Calcutta, on 15 August 1872, the third son of Krishna...

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Hinduism

June McDaniel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Emotion

December 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology of Religion; Hinduism. 9294 words.

Emotion is viewed in both positive and negative ways in the Hindu religious and philosophical traditions. In those traditions that are more ascetic and emphasize mental control, emotions...

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Louis Dumont

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Social Sciences.

(1911–1998)

A French anthropologist, the appearance of whose essay, ‘World Renunciation in Indian Religions’ (1959; English trans. 1960), followed by his monumental study of the...

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Noble, Margaret Elizabeth [known as Sister Nivedita]

Gwilym Beckerlegge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Politics and Law; Religious Studies; Hinduism. 1194 words.

Noble, Margaret Elizabeth [known as Sister Nivedita] (1867–1911), writer on Hindu culture and supporter of Indian nationalism, was born on 28 October 1867, at 23 Scotch Street, Dungannon,...

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pariah

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Sociology.

An English word derived from paṟaiyār, a South Indian term for a group of outcastes or untouchables.

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