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Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Margaret H. Case

Abstract

This book offers a close-up view of the religious world of one of the most influential families in Vrinbadan, India's premier place of pilgrimage for worshipers of Krishna. This priestly family has arguably been the most creative force in this important town. Their influence also radiates well beyond India's borders both because of their tireless work in fostering scholarship and performance about Krishna and because the scion of the family, Shrivatsa Goswami, has become an international spokesman for Hindu ways and concerns. The author, who has been an occasional resident in the family ashram ... More

Keywords: Vrinbadan, India, pilgrimage, worshipers, Krishna, Hindu, ashram, scholarship, performance, Shrivatsa Goswami

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780195130102
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margaret H. Case, author
University of Chicago