Processes of Secularization in Contemporary India: Guru Faith in the Mata Amritanandamayi Mission

  title={Processes of Secularization in Contemporary India: Guru Faith in the Mata Amritanandamayi Mission},
  author={Maya Warrier},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={213 - 253}
  • Maya Warrier
  • Published 27 January 2003
  • Sociology
  • Modern Asian Studies
The perceived resurgence of Hindu nationalist sentiments in India, particularly since the 1990s, occupies centre-stage in much of the current academic writing on contemporary Hinduism. This preoccupation with politicized Hinduism has meant that other developments in contemporary Hindu society, which run contrary to the dominant trend, have tended to go relatively unnoticed in recent academic literature. One such development has to do with religious belief and practice within some of the more… 
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