The Ritual of Battle: Krishna in the Mahabharata

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This book is a study of India's great epic, the Mahabharata, against the background of Indo-European myth, epic, and ritual. It builds upon the pioneering studies in these areas by Georges Dumezil and Stig Wikander to work toward the goal of understanding how this epic's Indo-European heritage is interpreted and reshaped within the setting of bhakti or devotional Hinduism. The book begins with a comparative typology of traditional classical epics, arguing that epic is a distinctive mythical genre, and that the Mahabharata ...

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The Ritual of Battle: Krishna in the "Mahabharata"
1991, Sri Satguru Publications, Delhi

ISBN-13: 9788170302797

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The Ritual of Battle: Krishna in the Mahabharata
1990, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

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The Ritual of Battle: Krishna in the Mahabharata
1990, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

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The Ritual of Battle: Krishna in the Mahabharata
1976, Cornell University Press

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