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Between Text and Sect: Early Nineteenth Century Shifts in the Theology of Ram

@inproceedings{Paramasivan2010BetweenTA,
  title={Between Text and Sect: Early Nineteenth Century Shifts in the Theology of Ram},
  author={Vasudha Paramasivan},
  year={2010}
}
  • Vasudha Paramasivan
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Author(s): Paramasivan, Vasudha | Advisor(s): Dalmia, Vasudha | Abstract: This dissertation "Between Text and Sect: Early Nineteenth Century Shifts in the Theology of Ram", focuses on the two primary facets of Ram devotion in North India. The cult of Ram, which is not only central to the practice of modern Hinduism but is also the lynchpin of Hindu nationalist politics, emerged as a major devotional tradition in sixteenth century North India. The Ram tradition was propelled by two primary… CONTINUE READING
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