Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
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.
.
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
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Saints > THREE ESSAYS ON SRI RAMAKRISHNA AND HIS TIMES
Displaying 6747 of 7350         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
THREE ESSAYS ON SRI RAMAKRISHNA AND HIS TIMES
THREE ESSAYS ON SRI RAMAKRISHNA AND HIS TIMES
Description
About the Book:

In essence, this collection of essays represents a contribution towards the writing of social history, more so the social and intellectual history of religion. Thematically, these essays deal with the life and times of the famed Bengali mystic Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsa [1836-86] and seek to bring out in clearer relief, the dialogic process that tied the saint to his many admirers, across time and tradition. One of the important arguments of this work is that while specified historical conjunctures as say the colonial society of late 19th century Bengal do explain why certain elements of the saint's life and teachings become attractive for several stratas in contemporary society, his popularity as a social being or importance as a religious figure has also to be understood outside such short term temporalities. Not all of the Ramakrishna that we know is the tendentious construction of the contemporary bhadralok. A good part of his appeal also seems to lie in the fact that his preachings and parables reflect a fairly continuous history of certain upper-caste cultural beliefs and practices.

About the Author

AMIYA PROSAD SEN [b.1952] took his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in History from St. Stephen's College, University. Of Delhi followed by a Ph. D. from the same university. After a brief career in the Civil Services, he settled down to teaching and research with which he has been engaged since 1984. He currently serves the Department of History, Deshbandhu Collage, and University of Delhi.

DR. Sen. has been Agatha Harrison Fellow at St, Antony's college, Oxford [1993-95] and Visiting Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Simla [1998-99]. He is the author of Hindu Revivalism in Bengal. 1872-1905. Some Essays in Interpretation. OUP. Delhi. 1993 and Swami Vivekananda. OUP. Delhi. 2000 his special area of interest is the intellectual history of modern Bengal

CONTENTS
Foreword9
Preface11
Introduction15
IThe Anatomy of a Text. Sri Ramakrishan and the writing of the Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita25
IIThe Dialogic Process. Sri Ramakrishna and social anxieties in late nineteenth century Bengal60
IIIThe religious Worlds of Sri Ramakrishana. An Historical and philosophical Reappraisal89
[i] Universality and Sri RamaKrishna
[ii] Sri Ramakrishna and Bahminical Thought.An Exploratory Essay
Select Bibliog153

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

THREE ESSAYS ON SRI RAMAKRISHNA AND HIS TIMES

Item Code:
IDF957
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2001
ISBN:
8185952876
Language:
English
Size:
8.8" X 5.6"
Pages:
160
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 365 gms
Price:
$22.50   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
THREE ESSAYS ON SRI RAMAKRISHNA AND HIS TIMES

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 4975 times since 15th Oct, 2009
About the Book:

In essence, this collection of essays represents a contribution towards the writing of social history, more so the social and intellectual history of religion. Thematically, these essays deal with the life and times of the famed Bengali mystic Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsa [1836-86] and seek to bring out in clearer relief, the dialogic process that tied the saint to his many admirers, across time and tradition. One of the important arguments of this work is that while specified historical conjunctures as say the colonial society of late 19th century Bengal do explain why certain elements of the saint's life and teachings become attractive for several stratas in contemporary society, his popularity as a social being or importance as a religious figure has also to be understood outside such short term temporalities. Not all of the Ramakrishna that we know is the tendentious construction of the contemporary bhadralok. A good part of his appeal also seems to lie in the fact that his preachings and parables reflect a fairly continuous history of certain upper-caste cultural beliefs and practices.

About the Author

AMIYA PROSAD SEN [b.1952] took his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in History from St. Stephen's College, University. Of Delhi followed by a Ph. D. from the same university. After a brief career in the Civil Services, he settled down to teaching and research with which he has been engaged since 1984. He currently serves the Department of History, Deshbandhu Collage, and University of Delhi.

DR. Sen. has been Agatha Harrison Fellow at St, Antony's college, Oxford [1993-95] and Visiting Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Simla [1998-99]. He is the author of Hindu Revivalism in Bengal. 1872-1905. Some Essays in Interpretation. OUP. Delhi. 1993 and Swami Vivekananda. OUP. Delhi. 2000 his special area of interest is the intellectual history of modern Bengal

CONTENTS
Foreword9
Preface11
Introduction15
IThe Anatomy of a Text. Sri Ramakrishan and the writing of the Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita25
IIThe Dialogic Process. Sri Ramakrishna and social anxieties in late nineteenth century Bengal60
IIIThe religious Worlds of Sri Ramakrishana. An Historical and philosophical Reappraisal89
[i] Universality and Sri RamaKrishna
[ii] Sri Ramakrishna and Bahminical Thought.An Exploratory Essay
Select Bibliog153

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

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

Sri Ramakrishna Bhajananjali<br> (Hindi Bhajans)<br>(Audio CD)
Rudra Roy, Swami Sarvagananda
Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math
Item Code: ICB075
$12.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A Documentary on Belur Math: The Heart of Ramakrishna Movement (DVD)
Swami Vivekananda
Advaita Ashrama Production (2010)
54 Minutes
Item Code: ICV061
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Life Story of Sri Ramakrishna (The First Biography of Sri Ramakrishna)
by Swami Sarvadevananda
Hardcover (Edition: 2014)
Advaita Ashrama
Item Code: NAK556
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Ramakrishna's Dakshineswar
Item Code: IDE649
$8.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Ramakrishna Bhagavata
Item Code: NAH203
$10.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda
by Jawaharlal Nehru
Paperback (Edition: 1997)
Advaita Ashrama
Item Code: IDG467
$2.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Keep up the good work.
Harihar, Canada
I have bought Ganesh Bell in past and every visitors at my home has appreciated very much. You have quality product and good service. Keep it up with good business. This time I am buying Ganesh-Laxmi bells.
Kanu, USA
I am a long-time customer of Exotic India for gifts for me and friends and family. We are never disappointed. Your jewelry craftspeople are very skilled artists. You must treasure them. And we always look forward to the beautifully decorated boxes you use to ship your jewelry.
Diane, USA
I have always enjoyed browsing through the website. I was recently in south India, and was amazed to note that the bronze statues made in Kumbakonam and Thanjavur had similar pricing as Exotic India.
Heramba, USA
Thank you very much for your services. I ordered a Dhanvantari Deity from this site and it came quickly and in good condition. Now Sri Dhanvantari ji is worshipped regularly before seeing each client and in the offering of our medicinal products. Thanks again.
Max, USA
Thank you for shipping my 2 Books! Absolutli a great job in this short time, 3 working days from India to Switzerland it`s fantastic!!! You have won some new clients!
Ruedi, Switzerland
I am overwhelmed with the amount of hard-to-find Hindu scriptural texts that I have been able to locate on the Exotic India website as well as other authentic cultural items from India. I am impressed with your fast and reliable shipping methods.
Lee Scott, USA
Your service is excellent.
Shambhu, USA
Exotic India has the best selection of Hindu/Buddhist statues at the best prices and best shipping that I know of.I have bought many statues from them.I am thankful for their online presence.
Michael, USA
Thanks for sharpening our skills with wisdom and sense of humor.The torchbearers of the ancient deity religion are spread around the world and the books of wisdom from India bridges the gap between east and west.
Kaushiki, USA
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2018 © Exotic India