Kṛṣṇa as Divine Child

  title={Kṛṣṇa as Divine Child},
  author={Charles S. J. White},
  journal={History of Religions},
  pages={156 - 177}
variety and subtleness with which he handled the themes relating to Krsna's incarnation. In the background of the Krsnite movement we call to mind the general history of the cult of Visnu, and particularly that element of the early cult in the sect of Vasudeva which produced the Paiicaratra system. But the growth of Krsna bhakti was a function of the clarification of certain modes in the overall morphology of bhakti. 
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In Maternal Thinking: Towards a Politics of Peace, initially published in 1989, Sara Ruddick outlines three demands of maternal thinking and their corresponding maternal practices. These demands have



Possibly the most exalted and influential type of Bhakti growing from the erotic aspect of the myth of Krs.na is that of the Caitanya cult in Bengal. For a recent study of the Bengali Vaisnavas, see

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Works by W. G. Archer, including The Loves of Krishna (London: Allen & Unwin, 1957), also treat of this theme, as do Kangra Paintings of the Gita Govinda and Kangra Paintings on Love

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