Vol 6 No. 1 (2012)

Journal: Religions of South Asia

Published: Nov 23, 2012

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Section Title Author Published
Editorial Dermot Killingley, Anna King Nov 23, 2012
Celebrating a Great Scholar Ursula King Nov 23, 2012
Dialogues with Death: Māra, Yama, and Coming to Terms with Mortality in Classical Hindu and Indian Buddhist Traditions Michael Nichols Nov 23, 2012
Brahmanical Temples, Maṭhas, Agrahāras and a Buddhist Establishment in a Marshy and Forested Periphery of Two ‘Frontier’ States: Early Mediaeval Surma Valley (Sylhet and Cachar), c. 600 CE–1100 CE Birendra Nath Prasad Nov 23, 2012
Folk Identity and Tibetan Wedding Poetry Nick Swann Nov 23, 2012
Rādhe, Rādhe!: Continuity and Change in the Contemporary Oral Performance of the Bhāgavatapurāṇa McComas Taylor Nov 23, 2012
The Glorious Disappearance of Vaishnavas: ISKCON’s Vision of Exemplary Death Anna King Nov 23, 2012
Book Reviews
The Dharma’s Gatekeepers. Sakya Paṇḍita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet, by Jonathan C. Gold. New York: State University of New York Press, 2007. xii + 267pp. ISBN: 978-0- 791471-65-4 (hbk); ISBN: 978-0-791471-66-1 (pbk). $65/$29.95. Geoffrey Samuel Jul 28, 2012
British Encounters with India, 1750–1830: A Sourcebook. Tim Keirn and Norbert Schürer (ed.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-230231-43-6 (hbk), 978-0- 230231-44-3 (pbk). $95/$32. Dermot Killingley Nov 23, 2012
Valerie J. Roebuck (ed. and trans.), The Dhammapada. London and New York: Penguin, 2010. lxxiv + 246pp. ISBN: 978-0-140-44941-9 (pbk). £9.99/$15. Elizabeth J. Harris Jul 28, 2012
Spirit Possession and Trance. New Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Bettina Schmidt and Lucy Huskinson. London and New York: Continuum, 2010. x + 246pp. ISBN: 978-0- 826435-74-3 (hbk), ISBN: 978-1-441108-28-9 (pbk). £65.00/£24.99. Fabrizio M. Ferrari Nov 23, 2012
Reading Against the Orientalist Grain: Performance and Politics Entwined with a Buddhist Stain, by Syed Jamil Ahmed. Kolkata, India: Anderson Printing House Pvt. Ltd. (www. ), 2008. xv + 357pp. ISBN: 978-8-190671-90-3. Rs. 1500. Geoffrey Samuel Nov 23, 2012
Opening the Hidden Land: State Formation and the Construction of Sikkimese History, by Saul Mullard. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2011. xxiv + 282pp. ISBN: 978-9-004208-95-7 (hbk). €105.00. Georgios Halkias Nov 23, 2012