Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat: A Legacy of Bhakti in Songs and Stories

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Exploring medieval manuscripts, Gandhi's writings, and performances in multiple religious and non-religious contexts, Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat demonstrates how over five centuries, performers and audiences of devotional songs and hagiographic narratives associated with the saint-poet Narasinha Mehta have sculpted them into popular sources of moral inspiration. Taking Gandhi's use of these works in his social reconstruction programs as an example, the book suggests that when religious forms such as songs and hagiographies ...

Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat: A Legacy of Bhakti in Songs and Stories 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199976423

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Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat: A Legacy of Bhakti in Songs and Stories 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199976416

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