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Women"s renunciation in South Asia

nuns, yoginis, saints, and singers

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Religious life -- South Asia.,
    • Women and religion -- South Asia.,
    • Monastic and religious life of women -- South Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Meena Khandelwal, Sondra L. Hausner, Ann Grodzins Gold.
      SeriesReligion/culture/critique
      ContributionsKhandelwal, Meena., Hausner, Sondra L., Gold, Ann Grodzins, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1055 .W66 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3431126M
      ISBN 101403972214
      LC Control Number2005056645

      Political Empowerment of Women: A Comparative Study of South Asian Countries Amna Mahmood South Asia is a home of variety of cultures, languages and religions. Here we can find a number of variations in customs, value systems and ways of life. But one thing is common among all the cultures and regions of South Asia that is gender Size: KB. The Guru in South Asia: Asceticism and Renunciation, d. Women in Hinduism, Gender Issues. Female Ascetics in Hinduism. Ap hrodrigues. Some of the major sects which rejected the Vedas and promoted asceticism and renunciation were Jainism and Buddhism, both of which stressed that knowledge could not be given by a deity and.

      Women are acutely aware of safety and privacy issues associated with the need for sanitation. Widespread violence against women in relation to sanitation use has been well documented in dozens of countries, including Fiji, India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Africa. Veena Das (born ) is the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University. Her areas of theoretical specialisation include the anthropology of violence, social suffering, and the state. Das has received multiple international awards including the Ander Retzius Gold Medal, delivered the prestigious Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture and was named a foreign honorary.

      Women and Buddhism. In Oxford Bibliographies Online, Oxford University Press Digital Library. “The Politics of Being Buddhist in Zangskar: Partition and Today”. India Review 5 (3–4): – How Buddhist Renunciation Produces Difference. In Women’s Renunciation in South Asia. Your favorite fiction from South Asia and the diaspora. Novels, short stories and novellas. South Asian countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, people also include Burma/Myanmar, Afghanistan, Iran and the Maldives as part of South Asia. South Asia does NOT include China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam (these last three are part of Southeast Asia), .


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Women's Renunciation in South Asia is an important book that will change the ways both gender and renunciation are understood in the region.' - Sarah Lamb, author of White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender and Body in North India and co-editor of Everyday Life in South AsiaFormat: Hardcover.

Women's Renunciation in South Asia is an important book that will change the ways both gender and renunciation are understood in the region.' - Sarah Lamb, author of White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender and Body in North India and co-editor of Everyday Life in South Asia.

Introduction This volume brings together compelling new research on South Asian women who have renounced worldly life for spiritual pursuits. Documenting contemporary women's experiences with intimate ethnographic narratives, this book offers feminist insights into Jain, Buddhist, Hindu and Baul ascetic traditions.

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The book provides further evidence that renunciation in South Asia is not a uniform path, despite claims to the contrary. There is also a special interest in Bauls among those familiar with the Bengali speaking region. While this book speaks to that interest, its wider appeal lies in the light it sheds on religion, the body.

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All have renounced some combination of the following: marriage, sex, procreation, kin, financial security, concern with beauty, and sensual pleasures. This essay outlines the broader context of renunciation in South Asian religious traditions and then focuses on Hindu asceticism.

Starting in the s research on women’s renunciation was Author: Meena Khandelwal. Saints and Singers: Women's Renunciation in South Asia. Delhi: Zubaan. Khanna, Madhu. "Parallel Worlds of Madhobi Ma, Nectar Mother: My Encounters with a Twentieth Century Tantric Saint." In Durre S.

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Taking up acts of abandonment, rejection, and refusal that have long baffled critics, he shows how renunciation has reframed the relationship of writers, philosophers, and artists Missing: South Asia.

Summary: This volume brings together new research on South Asia women who have renounced worldly life for spiritual pursuits. Documenting contemporary women's experiences with ethnographic narratives, this book offers feminist insights into Jain, Buddhist, Hindu and Baul ascetic traditions.

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All about Nuns, Yoginis, Saints and Singers: Women's Renunciation in South Asia by Meena Khandelwal. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Meena Khandelwal (Editor), Ann Grodzins Gold (Editor), Sondra L. Hausner (Editor). Download Citation | Renunciation, Feminism, and Social Service: Hindu Women in Religious Orders | This study examines feminist attitudes and social service motivation of women of two prominent Missing: South Asia.

Get this from a library. Nuns, yoginis, saints, and singers: women's renunciation in South Asia. [Meena Khandelwal; Sondra L Hausner; Ann Grodzins Gold;]. diversities, the region stands together on a number of counts and the women of South Asia too, face similar conditions on various fronts.

South Asia is a highly populated, agriculture dependent, income poor and identified as the most deprived region in the world (HDSA, ).File Size: KB.

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Professor Manchanda has over 15 years of experience as a Senior Executive and Research Director with the Format: Hardcover.She co-edited a volume with Sondra Hausner and Ann Grodzins Gold entitled Women’s Renunciation in South Asia (Palgrave Macmillan ). A South-Asian edition of this book was published with the title Nuns, Yoginis, Saints and Singers (Zubaan ).

Khandelwal has also published on transnational aspects of Hindu renunciation, including an essay on foreign swamis who have migrated to India .asdf Achieving Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Strengthening Development Cooperation United Nations New York, Department of Economic and Social AffairsFile Size: 1MB.