Authority, Anxiety, and Canon

Authority, Anxiety, and Canon

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Ten essays engage the theoretical question of canonicity in relation to the Vedas, and the historical question of the continuation, appropriation, or rejection of Vedic authority in different forms of Indian religion and literature from the earliest times to the present. Paper edition (1938-X), $19.95. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Essays in Vedic Interpretation Laurie L. Patton. in his career he gave his discourses in Sanskrit, but he ^orjyjnc^rj hv the great Bengali reformer Keshub Chandra Sen discussed by ... In that way those who were literate could study the Vedas even if they had not had an opportunity to learn the Sanskrit language. ... For aquot;a castor oil plant is thought of as a big tree in a country where there are no trees.aquot; In justanbsp;...

Title:Authority, Anxiety, and Canon
Author:Laurie L. Patton
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1994


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