The Gods at Play

The Gods at Play : Lila in South Asia

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BLThe first comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of an important component of South Asian cultural history This is a collection of mostly unpublished essays on 'Lila', a Hindu concept meaning 'divine play' that is at once a theological, dramaturgical, and aesthetic category.show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 137.2 x 208.3 x 15.2mm | 272.16g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195091027
  • 9780195091021

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This volume is bound to interest all those who go beyond seeing Gods as serious and distant actors in the affairs of human beings. Also, this will be of special interest to students of comparative religions, especially those whose interests are focused on the entwining freatures of religion and popular culture. Asian Affairs This volume is bound to interest all those who go beyond seeing Gods as serious and distant actors in the affairs of human beings. Also, this will be of special interest to students of comparative religions, especially those whose interests are focused on the entwining features of religion and popular culture. Asian Affairsshow more

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