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Title Indian religions : a historical reader of spiritual expression and experience / edited by Peter Heehs.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, 2002.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  294 IND    AVAILABLE
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Description xxi, 620 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents pt. 1. Foundations (c. 1500 BCE to c. 300 CE). The Veda. The Upanishads. Jainism. Theravada Buddhism. Samkhya and Yoga -- pt. 2. Developments (c. 200 BCE to c. 1000 CE). The Bhagavad Gita. Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism. The tantras. The puranas -- pt. 3. Elaborations (c. 150 to 1700 CE). Spiritual philosophies. Indo-Persian sufism -- pt. 4. Reformulations (c. 700 to 1850). Siddhas, yogis and others. The Bhakti movement. The sants. The Sikh gurus. Popular Sufism -- pt. 5. Continuity and innovation (1850 to 1990). Twelve mystics of modern India. Four mystic poets.
Subject India -- Religion.
Added Author Heehs, Peter.
Added Title Historical reader of spiritual expression and experience
ISBN 0814736491
0814736505 (pbk.)
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