Is All Hindu Theology Comparative Theology?

  title={Is All Hindu Theology Comparative Theology?},
  author={Catherine Cornille},
  journal={Harvard Theological Review},
  pages={126 - 132}
  • C. Cornille
  • Published 1 January 2019
  • Philosophy
  • Harvard Theological Review
The Hindu tradition consists of a collection of ancient and new spiritual lineages (sampradāyas), each with their own teachings, loosely connected through recognition of a set of common sacred texts. One of the larger and growing Hindu lineages is the Swaminarayan tradition, founded by Sahajānanda Swami (1781–1830) who adopted the name Swaminarayan, and is himself worshiped as the highest reality (Parabrahman) within the tradition. It is estimated to have over twenty million followers, and it…