Chaitanya

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4
Lee Siegel
  The Sanskritist, novelist, translator and teacher’s brilliant exposition of the multiple connections between aesthetic, religious and erotic rapture in Indian literature narrated with relish and the author’s renowned straddling of academic acumen and intimate tone, the folk tale and the epic…
in Article
Ayeeta Biswas Paul
Legend has it that in the year 102 of the Malla Era or 695 CE, a lady died while giving birth to a son in a forest at Laugram, six miles from Kotulpur, in modern Bankura district. Her husband was a Rajput (from Sanskrit ‘raja-putra’) or a prince from northern India, and they were both travelling to…
in Article
Kakar, S. 1985. ‘Erotic Fantasy: The Secret Passion of Radha and Krishna in the Word and the World: Fantasy, Symbol and Record’, Contribution to Indian Sociology Delhi, 19.1:75-94.   Pauwels, H.R. 2005. ‘Romancing Rādhā: Nāgarīdās’ Royal Appropriations of Bhakti Themes’, South Asia Research, 25.1:…
in Bibliography
Saptarshi Sanyal
Cultural Plurality and Innovation in Design of Temples in Bengal: Tradition and Continuity   Introduction   The appearance of temples in the cultural region of Bengal seems to be intermittent in its medieval history. Surviving edifices datable earlier than the 17th century are rare. This can…
in Article