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Gold, Ann Grodzins

Women’s Renunciation in South Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Women on Their Own
Sondra L. Hausner, Meena Khandelwal

2. Do Saints Need Sleep? Baiji’s Renunciation as Service
Meena Khandelwal

3. Living Practical Dharma: A Tribute to Chomo Khandru and the Bonpo Women of Lubra Village, Mustang, Nepal
Sara Shneiderman

4. The True River Ganges: Tara’s Begging Practices
Kristin Hanssen

5. Staying in Place: The Social Actions of Radha Giri
Sondra L. Hausner

6. Passionate Renouncers: Hindu Nationalist Renouncers and the Politics of Hindutva
Kalyani Devaki Menon

7. How Buddhist Renunciation Produces Difference
Kim Gutschow

8. Renouncing Expectations: Single Baul Women Renouncers and the Value of Being a Wife
Lisa I. Knight

9. These Hands Are Not for Henna
Anne Vallely

10. Afterword: Breaking Away …
Ann Grodzins Gold

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Sociology of Religion, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Organic Chemistry, Religion and Gender, Comparative Religion

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Religion/Culture/Critique
Page amount
308 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137104854
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-73644-7

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