in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism
June 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .
Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism; Religious Studies. 7213 words.
Technological change is a fundamental element of modernity, and an exploration of modern Hinduism must take seriously the role of technology in religious transformation. While the...
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in Swaminarayan Hinduism
April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism. 5386 words.
This chapter draws on fieldwork interviews in 2011 and 2012 to trace the ritual background, historical development, and contemporary effects of online darshan and other devotional practices...
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P ublished online January 2011 .
Research Guide. Subjects: Hinduism.
Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...
P ublished online February 2017 .
Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 5473 words.
Anthony Giddens has described globalization as an “intensification” and “compression” of time and space—nowhere is this more evident than on the Internet. Online, one experiences any number...
P ublished online November 2015 .
Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 12735 words.
Vallabha or Vallabhācārya (b. 1479–d. 1531) was the founder of the theistic school of Vedānta known as Pure Non-Dualism or Śuddhādvaita Vedānta. Vallabha’s philosophy proclaimed Kṛṣṇa as...
P ublished online January 2018 .
Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 4422 words.
Hindus in diaspora of Sri Lankan or Indian origin make up the most significant proportion of Hindus in Denmark, numbering approximately 18,000–19,000 individuals out of a total population...
P ublished online August 2012 .
Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 22486 words.
There has been a lively scholarly debate on the nature and origins of Hindu (and Buddhist) tantra since these diverse texts and traditions first came to the attention of colonial...
P ublished online March 2015 .
Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 12055 words.
Sri Aurobindo, Aurobindo Ghose, Aurobindo Ackroyd Ghosh, Aurobindo, (b. 1872–d. 1950) was a spiritual leader and exponent of yoga, politician and sage, scholar, mystic and prolific writer,...