Doctrine and Practice among the Vaiṣṇavas of Bengal

  title={Doctrine and Practice among the Vaiṣṇavas of Bengal},
  author={Edward C. Dimock},
  journal={History of Religions},
  pages={106 - 127}
  • Edward C. Dimock,
  • Published 1963
  • Philosophy
  • History of Religions
  • A full treatment of an extensively documented religious movement is not possible within a few pages. The Vai$naval movement of Bengal is such a religious movement, with its own well-defined doctrinal, literary, and ritual peculiarities.2 In some ways it typifies, in some ways complements, and in some ways is quite divergent from the great bhakti (devotional) religious movement which swept across northern India in the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries and the older bhakti movements of the… CONTINUE READING
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