ABC-CLIO

Krishna in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Hindu Lord of Many Names

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ISBN: 9781610692106
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Publication Date: 2016-06-13
Number of pages: 332
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Krishna is a central figure in Hinduism, a religion that has been a fundamental force for thousands of years. This accessible encyclopedia covers texts, practices, scholarship, and arts related to Krishna from the earliest known sources on.


• Overviews the importance of Krishna to world history

• Offers topical and thematic entries illuminating classical texts and practice and modern developments inside and outside India

• Covers philosophical traditions such as Advaita and vegetarianism as well as spiritual and yoga traditions and their contemporary adaptations

• Includes extensive studies of followers and founders of Krishna in India and around the world

• Shares geographical information regarding sacred places and places of pilgrimage

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