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Masculinity, asceticism, Hinduism

Chandrima Chakraborrty

Masculinity, asceticism, Hinduism

past and present imagining of India

by Chandrima Chakraborrty

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Published by Permanent Black in Ranikhet .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChandrima Chakraborty
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 263 p.
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24919399M
LC Control Number2011323490

  On masculinity, sexuality, and inequality in India. Janu February 9, Although masculinity has the ability to transgress social and cultural boundaries, particular manifestations and expressions of it become specific to places due to factors such as socio-economic standing, levels of education, and the nature of a political.   Chakrabarty, Chandrima, Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism: Past and Present Imaginings of India (Delhi: Permanent Black, ); Powers, John, A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex and the Body in Indian Buddhism (Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, ). Mrinalini Sinha has looked at the non-binary intersection of themes Cited by: 2.

This list is for non-fiction books about men and masculinity, gender studies, sex role, sexism, stereotypes, etc. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. "Be a Perfect Man is a bold and well-crafted book that engages with the history of emotions, the cognitive turn in the humanities, divinity studies, and Carolingian history. Andrew J. Romig confronts and overturns current readings of Carolingian lay masculinity in ways that will prompt controversy."—Lynda Coon, University of ArkansasMissing: Hinduism.

Hindu texts are manuscripts and historical literature related to any of the diverse traditions within Hinduism.A few texts are shared resources across these traditions and broadly considered as Hindu scriptures. These include the Vedas and the rs hesitate in defining the term "Hindu scriptures" given the diverse nature of Hinduism, but many list the Bhagavad Gita and the.   Chandrima Chakraborty, Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism (PB original) Charu Gupta, Sexuality, Obscenity, Community (PB original) Chitra Joshi, Lost Worlds (PB original) Chitralekha Zutshi, Languages of Belonging (PB original) Farina Mir, Social Space of Language ; Harish Damodaran, India’s New Capitalists (PB original)Author: PERMANENT BLACK.


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Masculinity, asceticism, Hinduism by Chandrima Chakraborrty Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the process, asceticism became a critical site for notions of masculinity. Chakraborty also argues that the politics of the contemporary Hindu Right relies heavily on selective and manipulated images of Hindu asceticism and manliness, drawn selectively from such by: 8.

Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism: Past and Present Imaginings of India by Chandrima Chakraborty () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Orient Black Hinduism book. Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism (Past and Present Imaginings of India) About the Book Over the colonial period Indian leaders and the literati were impelled to contests colonialists views of Hindu effeminacy.

In the process asceticism became a critical site for notions of masculinity. This book analyses the links between religion, masculinity, and asceticism in Indian political and cultural history. Asceticism Olson discusses the erotic, the demonic, the comic, and the miraculous forms of play and their connections to power and violence.

He focuses on Hinduism, but evidence is also presented from Buddhism and Jainism, suggesting that the subject matter of this book pervades India's major indigenous religious traditions. Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism Past and Present Imaginings of India This book analyses the links between religion, masculinity, and asceticism in Indian political and cultural : PERMANENT BLACK.

Chandrima Chakraborty, Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism: Past and Present Imaginings of India. New Delhi: Permanent Black, Table of Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction: Imagining Asceticism, Discovering Masculinity Chapter 1: Ascetic.

In Hinduism asceticism goes by the name Sanyasa and ascetics go by different names such as Sadhu, Sanyasi, Bairagi, Sant, Yogi, Muni, Rishi, Swami, Mahatma, Tantri, Parmahansa, and so on.

These names denote different approaches to practice asceticism in various Hindu. Since starting the Art of Manliness, I’ve read a boatload of books about masculinity, manliness, and simply being a man.

There are books out there on every aspect of the male experience from practical skills like carving a turkey and dressing well to sociological studies on what it means to be a man in history and modern society to more poetic examinations of the male experience.

Associate Professor Department of English and Cultural Studies McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism Past and Present Imaginings of India. For a brief discussion of this book, click here. To obtain a copy of this book. The discourse on asceticism in Hinduism allows both sexes to follow the path to attain Moksha or liberation.

However, the difference becomes obvious when a female ascetic is given the status of an ‘outsider’ and the male that of an ‘insider’.Author: Stuti Kakar. The crisis in modern masculinity.

as Joan Wallach Scott demonstrates in her recent book Sex and Secularism, nothing less than “the social foundation of modern western nation-states. Female Ascetics in Hinduism provides a vivid account of the lives of women renouncers--women who renounce the world to live ascetic spiritual lives--in India.

The author approaches the study of female asceticism by focusing on features of two dharmas, two religiously defined ways of life: that of woman-as-householder and that of the ascetic, who, for various reasons, falls outside the realm of.

Her book Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism () unravels the strategic reworking of histories and memories in Indian nationalist discourse that makes Hindu asceticism a critical site for performing masculinity. Nationalist investments in the ascetic Indian male body are traced from colonial accounts, through the writings of prominent.

Indeed, this lifestyle is observed (to some extent) by the adherents of various major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam. Nevertheless, there are also examples of asceticism being practiced for non-religious purposes, as seen, for instance, in Author: Dhwty.

The book attempts to examines how the holy men - seers and sages, rishis and munis, tapasvis and sannyasis, mystics and yogis - held a fasination to the Indian mind, as they do. Masculinity, asceticism, Hinduism: past and present imagining of India by Chandrima Chakraborty.

The term with a meaning closer to asceticism in Hindu texts is Tapas, but it too spans a spectrum of meanings ranging from inner heat, to self-mortification and penance with austerities.

Books on Hindu asceticism. Seems like, intentional or not, there's an emphasis on western religions in this sub. I'd love any recommendations people have for books & articles about asceticism in Hinduism. Get this from a library. Masculinity, asceticism, Hinduism: past and present imagining of India.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. - Buy Ascetic Games: Sadhus, Akharas and the Making of the Hindu Vote book online at best prices in India on Read Ascetic Games: Sadhus, Akharas and the Making of the Hindu Vote book reviews & author details and more at /5(14).But, all the Krishnas put together are more feminine than Ram, Ram is more feminine than Parshuram, Parshuram’s love for his mother makes him more feminine than Shiva.

Shiva’s householder form seems more feminine than his ascetic forms. Thus, we sees a gradation of masculinity .