Textual Authority in Classical Indian Thought: Ramanuja and the Vishnu Purana

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Theistic Vedanta originated with Ramanuja (1077-1157), who was one of the foremost theologians of Visistadvaita Vedanta and also an initiate of the Srivaisnava sectarian tradition in South India. As devotees of the God Visnu and his consort Sri, the Srivaisnavas established themselves through various processes of legitimation as a powerful sectarian tradition. One of the processes by which the authority of the Srivaisnavas was consolidated was Ramanuja's synthesis of popular Hindu devotionalism with the philosophy of ...

Textual Authority in Classical Indian Thought: Ramanuja and the Vishnu Purana 2018, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138491564

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Textual Authority in Classical Indian Thought: Ramanuja and the Vishnu Purana 2014, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415695756

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