Krishna : A Sourcebook

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In the West Krishna is primarily known as the speaker of the Bhagavad Gita. But it is the stories of Krishna's childhood and his later exploits that have provided some of the most important and widespread sources of religious narrative in the Hindu religious landscape. This volume brings together new translations of representative samples of Krishna religious literature from a variety of genres - classical, popular, regional, sectarian, poetic, literary, and more

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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 149.9 x 228.6 x 40.6mm | 839.16g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195148924
  • 9780195148923
  • 795,054

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This book provides a fine overview of the diversity, strengths, and weaknesses of the current state of American research on Krishna. ...Krishna: A Sourcebook is to be recommended to all those interested in this Hindu deity. Even experts in the area are sure to discover gems as they move through the useful research found in this volume. * Journal of the American Oriental Society *show more

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