Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Great Shawls Sale... 25% + 10% off on all shawls, stoles and scarves
Books > Philosophy > AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF MYSTICISM: The Narratives of Abhishiktananda, A French Monk In India
Displaying 1729 of 2716         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF MYSTICISM: The Narratives of Abhishiktananda, A French Monk In India
AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF MYSTICISM: The Narratives of Abhishiktananda, A French Monk In India
Description
About the Book:

This book attempts to understand the problem of personal experience in religion. It takes the biography of a French monk in India, called Henri La Saux to understand concepts such a friendship and dialogue across different religions. Henri Le Saux became known as Abhishiktananda and is best remembered for his love for Ramana Maharshi the cerebral saint of India.

This book tries to understand Abhishiktananda's love for Ramana expressed through his writings and personal journeys. In order to comprehend mysticism the author focuses on action and renunciation as two arms of the mystical journey. In this regard it compress Abhishiktananda with Simone Weil a great and heroic figure of our age, who dealt with fascism in Europe through personal intervention, liberating herself and others through the wisdom and grace of her encounter with god, and her courage in resisting Nazism.

Can sociology understand the mystic? This is the question that the author tries to answer.

About the Author:

He teaches Gender and Cultural Studies at the Centre for the study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University and at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Her first book The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual amongst the Yakobawas Published by OUP, Madras in 1993. Since then she has been engaged in dialogue theories, gender studies and a slowly unfolding study of the Fisherpeople in Kerala. Her chief interest remains historical method in sociology.

Susan Visvanathan has ben a Fellow at Nehru Memorial Museun (1989-1992) and an Honorary Fellow at Indian Institute of Advanced Study on the Religion and Culture Project(1990-1995). She has co-edited two issues of the IIC Quarterly with Geeti Sen on Kerala (1995) and Women and the Family (1997). She was the Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow to Queens university at Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1997.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgements 9
Preface 11
I Missionary Styles and the Problem of Dialogue 17
II Simone Weil and Abhishiktananda The Mystical Journeys 40
III The Encounter with Ramana 55
IV The Pilgrimages of the Later Years 71
V A note on Language and Mysticism 95
Bibliography 111
Index 117

Click Here for More Books Published By Indian Institute of Advanced Study

AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF MYSTICISM: The Narratives of Abhishiktananda, A French Monk In India

Item Code:
IDF585
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
1998
Publisher:
Indian Institute Of Advanced Study, Shimla
ISBN:
8185952531
Language:
English
Size:
8.6" X 5.6"
Pages:
121
Price:
$16.50
Discounted:
$12.38   Shipping Free
You Save:
$4.12 (25%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF MYSTICISM: The Narratives of Abhishiktananda, A French Monk In India

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 5259 times since 25th Jan, 2014
About the Book:

This book attempts to understand the problem of personal experience in religion. It takes the biography of a French monk in India, called Henri La Saux to understand concepts such a friendship and dialogue across different religions. Henri Le Saux became known as Abhishiktananda and is best remembered for his love for Ramana Maharshi the cerebral saint of India.

This book tries to understand Abhishiktananda's love for Ramana expressed through his writings and personal journeys. In order to comprehend mysticism the author focuses on action and renunciation as two arms of the mystical journey. In this regard it compress Abhishiktananda with Simone Weil a great and heroic figure of our age, who dealt with fascism in Europe through personal intervention, liberating herself and others through the wisdom and grace of her encounter with god, and her courage in resisting Nazism.

Can sociology understand the mystic? This is the question that the author tries to answer.

About the Author:

He teaches Gender and Cultural Studies at the Centre for the study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University and at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Her first book The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual amongst the Yakobawas Published by OUP, Madras in 1993. Since then she has been engaged in dialogue theories, gender studies and a slowly unfolding study of the Fisherpeople in Kerala. Her chief interest remains historical method in sociology.

Susan Visvanathan has ben a Fellow at Nehru Memorial Museun (1989-1992) and an Honorary Fellow at Indian Institute of Advanced Study on the Religion and Culture Project(1990-1995). She has co-edited two issues of the IIC Quarterly with Geeti Sen on Kerala (1995) and Women and the Family (1997). She was the Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow to Queens university at Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1997.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgements 9
Preface 11
I Missionary Styles and the Problem of Dialogue 17
II Simone Weil and Abhishiktananda The Mystical Journeys 40
III The Encounter with Ramana 55
IV The Pilgrimages of the Later Years 71
V A note on Language and Mysticism 95
Bibliography 111
Index 117

Click Here for More Books Published By Indian Institute of Advanced Study

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Wine of the Mystic: Mystical Strings of Sarod (Audio CD)
Anupam Shobhakar
Times Music (2006)
Item Code: ICR413
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Wine of the Mystic (Mystical Strings of Sarod by) (Audio CD)
Anupam Shobhakar
Times Music (2006)
Item Code: ICR035
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Mystic Topaz Oval Ring
Sterling Silver
23 mm Height
9.9 gms
Item Code: LBW18
$50.00$37.50
You save: $12.50 (25%)
Size:
 Ring Size Chart Size chart
Faceted Mystic Topaz Onions

7 inch Length
8.5 mm Avg Bead Size
38 Beads Per Strand
26.5 gms
Item Code: LAK78
$50.00$37.50
You save: $12.50 (25%)
Faceted Mystic Topaz Bracelet
Sterling Silver
7 to 8 inches Length
18.6 gms
Item Code: JYL28
$110.00$82.50
You save: $27.50 (25%)
Faceted Mystic Topaz Drops
Deal 20% Off

3.5 inches String
Average Bead Size 14 mm
Average 7 Beads Per Strand
Item Code: JVW18
$155.00$93.00
You save: $62.00 (20 + 25%)
Faceted Mystic Topaz Briolette

3.5 inches String
Average Bead Size 13 mm
Average 7 Beads Per Strand
Item Code: JVW09
$125.00$93.75
You save: $31.25 (25%)
Faceted Mystic Topaz Briolette (Price Per Piece)

35 mm Height
20 mm Width
Item Code: JWO74
$155.00$116.25
You save: $38.75 (25%)
Mysticism In Shaivism and Christianity
by Edited By: Bettina Baumer
Hardcover (Edition: 1997)
D. K. Printworld (P) Ltd.
Item Code: IDD193
$31.00$23.25
You save: $7.75 (25%)
The Mystic Songs of Kanha and Saraha (The Doha-Kosa and the Carya)
by Pranabesh Sinha Ray
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
The Asiatic Society
Item Code: NAG867
$45.00$33.75
You save: $11.25 (25%)
Rabi’a Basri: The Mystic and Her Fellow-Saints in Islam
by Margaret Smith
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Kitab Bhavan
Item Code: NAH246
$25.00$18.75
You save: $6.25 (25%)
Mystic Songs of Tagore
by Utpal K. Banerjee
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: NAC915
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Sufism and Indian Mysticism
by Akhtarul Wasey& Farhat Ehsas
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Readworthy Publications Pvt Ltd
Item Code: NAE086
$60.00$45.00
You save: $15.00 (25%)
101 Mystics of India
by V. K. Subramanian
Hardcover (Edition: 2006)
Abhinav Publication, New Delhi
Item Code: IDI074
$25.00$18.75
You save: $6.25 (25%)
Mysticism of the Ramayana
by SWAMI JYOTIRMAYANANDA
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
International Yoga Society
Item Code: IDC151
$25.00$18.75
You save: $6.25 (25%)
Mystical Formulae Part – II Yantras
by K.T. Shubhakaran
Paperback (Edition: 2015)
Sagar Publications
Item Code: IDJ611
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)

Testimonials

'My' Ganesha-pendant arrived ! Thank you a lot-it's really very lovely ! Greetings from Germany.
Birgit Kukmann
I got the parcel today, and I am very happy about it! a true Bible of Subhashitam! Thanks again a lot.
Eva, France
I have been your customer for many years and everything has always been A++++++++++++ quality.
Delia, USA
I am your customer for many years. I love your products. Thanks for sending high quality products.
Nata, USA
I have been a customer for many years due to the quality products and service.
Mr. Hartley, UK.
Got the package on 9th Nov. I have to say it was one of the excellent packaging I have seen, worth my money I paid. And the books where all in best new conditions as they can be.
Nabahat, Bikaner
Whatever we bought from Exotic India has been wonderful. Excellent transaction,very reasonable price excellent delivery. We bought so many huge statues, clothes, decorative items, jewels etc. Every item was packed with love.
Tom and Roma Florida USA
Namaste. I want to thank you as I have received the statue and I shall always remember the service provided to such good standards.
Dr. B. Saha, UK
I received my Green Tara statue today and it's absolutely lovely, much nicer than I'd hoped--thank you so much for arranging its manufacture for me!
Betsy, California
Parcel received is brilliantly packed by your dispatch team. Excellent collection, beautiful Micro-art work. The items are exactly same as displayed. Hats-off to the collection team. The shiva linga Ring & Garuda pendant were superb. Its pleasure shopping every time. God bless your team with good energy to continue this Real collection work.
Badarinath, India
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India