By Kenneth Russell Valpey
There is a gradual and becoming scholarly, to boot as popular curiosity in Hindu faith – particularly devotional (bhakti) traditions as sorts of non secular perform and expressions of divine embodiment. linked to this is often the eye to sacred photos and their worship.
Attending Krishna's Image extends the dialogue on Indian pictures and their worship, bringing ancient and comparative dimensions and contemplating Krishna worship within the context of modernity, either in India and the West. It makes a speciality of one particular worship culture, the Chaitanya Vaishnava culture of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries, because it develops and sustains itself in particular locales. via making use of the comparative classification of ‘religious truth’, the book provides a accomplished realizing of a residing spiritual tradition. It effectively demonstrates the knowledge of devotion as a technique of participation with divine embodiment within which worship of Krishna’s snapshot is integral.
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Attending Krishna's Image: Chaitanya Vaishnava Murti-seva as Devotional Truth (Routledge Hindu Studies Series) by Kenneth Russell Valpey