The Madness Of The Saints: Ecstatic Religion in Bengal

Paperback | July 15, 1989

byJune McDaniel

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Although ecstasy has been explored in several Indian contexts, surprisingly little scholarship has been devoted to its central role in Bengali devotion. In The Madness of the Saints, June McDaniel undertakes the first comprehensive study of religious ecstasy in Bengal, examining the texts that describe it, the people who experience it, and the traditions that support it.

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Although ecstasy has been explored in several Indian contexts, surprisingly little scholarship has been devoted to its central role in Bengali devotion. In The Madness of the Saints, June McDaniel undertakes the first comprehensive study of religious ecstasy in Bengal, examining the texts that describe it, the people who experience it,...

June McDaniel is assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the College of Charleston in South Carolina.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:343 pages, 8.91 × 6.02 × 0.9 inPublished:July 15, 1989Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226557235

ISBN - 13:9780226557236

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