Notes from a Maṇḍala: Essays in the History of Indian Religions in Honor of Wendy Doniger

Laurie L. Patton, David L. Haberman
University of Delaware Press, 2010 - 348 páginas
Foreword / David Dean Shulman -- Introduction / Laurie L. Patton with David Haberman -- Part I: Dialogue with the history of religions -- The erotic ascetic and the religiohistorical sublime / Daniel Gold -- Birth done better : conceiving the immortal fetus in India, China, and Renaissance Europe / Hugh B. Urban -- Being Blake : antinomian thought, counterculture, and the art of the history of religions / Jeffrey R. Kripal -- Part II: Translating across cultures -- Textual intimacy : benefits and techniques of academic translation / David L. Haberman -- Pages from the book of religions : comparing self and other in Mughal India / Aditya Behl -- The politics of "other peoples' myths" / Gail Sutherland -- Part III: New readings of classical Indian texts -- The passions of late vedic texts : a short study of the emotion of fear in the Rgvidhana / Laurie L. Patton -- The sacrifice of battle and the battle of yoga; or, how to word-away a discontented wife / Tamar Reich -- At the Mandala's dark fringe : possession and protection in Tantric Bhairava cults / David Gordon White -- Sitas dilemmas through the mail : Kumudini's mattering map of the Ramayana / Paula Richman -- Inside/outside : where is Valmiki in the story he tells? / Arshia Sattar -- Part IV: Ethnography and the history of religions -- Seizing the zombie's tongue : ambivalent protectors in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal / Liz Wilson -- Skirting the issue : gender and identity in Kutiyattam Sanskrit drama / Bruce M. Sullivan -- On method and narrative; or, how a textualist gave birth to two ethnographers / Mathew N. Schmalz and Peter Gottschalk -- Wendy's children : an afterword / Wendy Doniger

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Laurie L. Patton is Winship Distinguished Research Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Early Indian Religion at Emory University. She is author of "Myth as Argument: The Brhaddevata as Canonical Commentary "(1996), editor of "Jewels of Authority: Women and Text in the Hindu Tradition "(2002), and author of "Fire's Goal: Poems from a Hindu Year "(2003), among other books.

David L. Haberman is Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is the author of "Acting as a Way of Salvation: A Study of Raganuga Bhakti Sadhana, Journey through the Twelve Forests: An Encounter with Krishna, " and "The Bhaktirasamrtasindhu of Rupa Gosvamin".

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