. Walking Humbly with Your God

Fred Dallmayr

in In Search of the Good Life

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print August 2007 | ISBN: 9780813124575
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134994 | DOI:
. Walking Humbly with Your God

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This chapter discusses three main topics. The first is the lifeworld of Jñanadev as the nourishing soil of his writings. The second is the central direction of his philosophical thought, which was revealed chiefly in the Amritanubhava. The third and final topic discussed is the so-called Warkari Panth, which is a popular movement largely inspired by Jñanadev's work and centered on periodic pilgrimages to the sacred city of Pandharpur.

Keywords: lifeworld; Jñanadev; philosophical thought; Amritanubhava; Warkari Panth; periodic pilgrimages; Pandharpur

Chapter.  7046 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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