By Kenneth Russell Valpey
There is a gentle and growing to be scholarly, besides as popular curiosity in Hindu faith – specifically devotional (bhakti) traditions as types of religious perform and expressions of divine embodiment. linked to this is often the eye to sacred photographs and their worship.
Attending Krishna's Image extends the dialogue on Indian photographs and their worship, bringing historic and comparative dimensions and contemplating Krishna worship within the context of modernity, either in India and the West. It specializes in one particular worship culture, the Chaitanya Vaishnava culture of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries, because it develops and sustains itself in particular locales. through employing the comparative class of ‘religious truth’, the book provides a accomplished knowing of a residing non secular tradition. It effectively demonstrates the certainty of devotion as a technique of participation with divine embodiment within which worship of Krishna’s photo is integral.
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