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By Kenneth Russell Valpey

There is a gentle and starting to be scholarly, to boot as popular curiosity in Hindu faith – particularly devotional (bhakti) traditions as varieties of religious perform and expressions of divine embodiment. linked to this can be the eye to sacred pictures and their worship.


Attending Krishna's Image extends the dialogue on Indian pictures and their worship, bringing old and comparative dimensions and contemplating Krishna worship within the context of modernity, either in India and the West. It specializes in one particular worship culture, the Chaitanya Vaishnava culture of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries, because it develops and sustains itself in particular locales. through making use of the comparative class of ‘religious truth’, the book provides a entire knowing of a residing spiritual tradition. It effectively demonstrates the knowledge of devotion as a technique of participation with divine embodiment within which worship of Krishna’s picture is integral.

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