Acting as a Way of Salvation: A Study of Raganuga Bhakti Sadhana

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Sixteenth-century Hindu theologian Rupa Gosvamin established a technique by which, in imitating one of the significant figures in Krishna's dramatic world, a devotee might actually become the character whose part he or she was playing. Haberman here demonstrates that the Hindu view of reality accepts such role playing, called raganuga bhakti sadhana, as the preeminent way to salvation. He argues that Hindu devotional religion is not entirely a religion of grace, as many scholars have held, but one which requires discipline ...

Acting as a Way of Salvation: A Study of Raganuga Bhakti Sadhana 2001, Motilal Banarsidass,, Delhi

ISBN-13: 9788120817944

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Acting as a Way of Salvation: A Study of Raganuga Bhakti Sadhana 1988, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195053210

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