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Alternative Krishnas: Regional and Vernacular Variations on a Hindu Deity Edited by Guy L. Beck, Tulane University TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1. Introduction Guy L. Beck, Tulane University Chapter 2. Contemporary Metaphor Theory and Alternative Views of Krishna and Radha in Vaishnava Sahajiya Tantric Traditions. Glen Alexander Hayes, Bloomfield College Chapter 3. Folk Vaishnavism and the Thakur Pancayat: Life and Status among Village Krishna Statues. June McDaniel, College of Charleston Chapter 4. Domesticating Krishna: Friendship, Marriage, and Women's Experience in a Hindu Women's Ritual Tradition. Tracy Pintchman, Loyola University, Chicago Chapter 5. Krishna as Loving Husband of God: The Alternative Krishnology of the Radhavallabha Sampradaya. Guy L. Beck, Tulane University Chapter 6. Holi through Dauji's Eyes: Alternate Views of Krishna and Balarama in Dauji. A. Whitney Sanford, Iowa State University Chapter 7. A Family Affair: Krishna Comes to Pandharpur and Makes Himself at Home. Christian Lee Novetzke, University of Pennsylvania Chapter 8. Dance Before Doom: Krishna in the Non-Hindu Literature of Early Medieval South India. Anne E. Monius, Harvard University Chapter 9. Hero of Wonders, Hero in Deeds: Vasudeva Krishna in Jaina Cosmohistory. Jerome H. Bauer, Washington University in St. Louis Chapter 10. Epiphany in Radha's Arbor: Nature and the Reform of Bhakti in Hariaudh's Priyapravas. Valerie Ritter, University of Chicago Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Krishna (Hindu deity) -- Cult.
Hinduism -- Customs and practices.