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9781138646186, titled "Nonviolence in the Mahabharata: Siva’s Summa on Rsidharma and the Gleaners of Kuruksetra" | Routledge, April 4, 2016, cover price $145.00

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Product Description: Explicitly acknowledging its status as a str-dra-veda (a Veda for women and the downtrodden), the Mahbhrata articulates a promise to bring knowledge of right conduct, fundamental ethical, philosophical, and soteriological teachings, and its own grand narrative to all classes of people and all beings...read more

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9789004193802 | Brill Academic Pub, October 30, 2011, cover price $245.00 | About this edition: Explicitly acknowledging its status as a str-dra-veda (a Veda for women and the downtrodden), the Mahbhrata articulates a promise to bring knowledge of right conduct, fundamental ethical, philosophical, and soteriological teachings, and its own grand narrative to all classes of people and all beings.

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Product Description: This introductory work proposes a fresh take on the ancient Indian concept dharma. By unfolding how, even in its developments as law and custom, dharma participates in nuanced and multifarious understandings of the term that play out in India s great spiritual traditions, the book offers insights into the innovative character of both Hindu and Buddhist usages of the concept...read more

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9780824834869, titled "Dharma: Dimensions of Asian Spirituality" | Univ of Hawaii Pr, October 31, 2010, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: This introductory work proposes a fresh take on the ancient Indian concept dharma.

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Product Description: Stories about Posts is the magnum opus of Madeleine Biardeau, one of the most influential Indologists of the twentieth century. Nearly twenty years in the making, it connects her varied studies on the Sanskrit epics, the Hindu Goddess, Vedic sacrifice, rural India, and the interpretation of Hinduism...read more

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9780226045955 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: Stories about Posts is the magnum opus of Madeleine Biardeau, one of the most influential Indologists of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: The ancient Indian Sanskrit tradition produced no text more intriguing, or more persistently misunderstood or underappreciated, than the Mahabharata. Its intricacies have waylaid generations of scholars and ignited dozens of unresolved debates...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226340531 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 30, 2001, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The ancient Indian Sanskrit tradition produced no text more intriguing, or more persistently misunderstood or underappreciated, than the Mahabharata.

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9780226340548 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 30, 2001, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: The ancient Indian Sanskrit tradition produced no text more intriguing, or more persistently misunderstood or underappreciated, than the Mahabharata.

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Product Description: In India, God can be female. The goddesses of Hinduism and Buddhism represent the largest extant collection of living goddesses anywhere on the planet. Feminists in the West often draw upon South Asian goddesses as theological resources in the contemporary rediscovery of the Goddess...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kathleen M. Erndl (editor) and Alf Hiltebeitel (editor)

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9780814736180, titled "Is the Goddess a Feminist: The Politics of South Asian Goddesses" | New York Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In India, God can be female.

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9780814736197 | New York Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In India, God can be female.

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Product Description: Throughout India and Southeast Asia, ancient classical epics—the Mahabharata and the Ramayana—continue to exert considerable cultural influence. Rethinking India's Oral and Classical Epics offers an unprecedented exploration into South Asia's regional epic traditions...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226340500 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Throughout India and Southeast Asia, ancient classical epics—the Mahabharata and the Ramayana—continue to exert considerable cultural influence.

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9780226340517 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Throughout India and Southeast Asia, ancient classical epics—the Mahabharata and the Ramayana—continue to exert considerable cultural influence.

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Product Description: An interdisciplinary exploration of the meanings of hair in Asia from classical times to contemporary contexts.Hair―whether present or absent, restored or removed, abundant or scarce, long or short, bound or unbound, colored or natural―marks a person as clearly as speech, clothing, and smell...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Alf Hiltebeitel (editor), Barbara D. Miller (editor) and Gananath Obeyesekere (foreword by)

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9780791437414 | State Univ of New York Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $55.50 | About this edition: An interdisciplinary exploration of the meanings of hair in Asia from classical times to contemporary contexts.

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9780791437421 | State Univ of New York Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: An interdisciplinary exploration of the meanings of hair in Asia from classical times to contemporary contexts.

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Product Description: This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata, that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms...read more

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9780226340470 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 1, 1991, cover price $153.00 | About this edition: This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata, that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms.

Paperback:

9780226340487 | Revised edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, September 1, 1991), cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata, that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms.

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Hardcover:

9780791402498 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $59.50

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9780791402504 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 1990, cover price $33.95

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Product Description: The Hindu sacred order is guarded by the very gods who violate it and the demons who oppose it. This book is a who's who of such transgressive figures, both familiar and unfamiliar, showing their place within the Hindu order that they violate...read more
By Alf Hiltebeitel (editor)

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9780887069819 | State Univ of New York Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $74.50 | About this edition: The Hindu sacred order is guarded by the very gods who violate it and the demons who oppose it.

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9780887069826 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Hindu sacred order is guarded by the very gods who violate it and the demons who oppose it.

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Product Description: This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata, that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms...read more

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9780226340456 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 15, 1988, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata, that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms.

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Product Description: This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata, that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms...read more

Paperback:

9780226340463 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 1988, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata, that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms.

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