Modern Hindu Intellectuals and Ancient Texts: Reforming Śaiva Yoga in Bali

  title={Modern Hindu Intellectuals and Ancient Texts: Reforming Śaiva Yoga in Bali},
  author={Andrea Acri},
Abstract This article aims at providing a fresh perspective on the modern, reformed version of ‘Balinese Hinduism’ that came to the fore on the island since the early 20th century. It describes certain important elements of doctrinal continuity and change in the light of the pre-colonial Śaiva religious discourse, on the basis of textual and historical data that have so far been neglected. It attempts to show that the Javano-Balinese theological tradition is characterized by a remarkable… 

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