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Vivekananda

Douglas McGetchin

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Vivekananda Introduction Narendranath Datta, later known as Swami Vivekananda (b. 1863–d. 1902), was a Hindu missionary who traveled extensive...

Vraja/Braj

Vinay Kumar Gupta

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Vraja/BrajIntroductionVraja is an old Sanskrit word that is now used to denote “Braj,” or the Braj region. Vraja/Braj/Brij presently denotes a particu...

Vrātyas

Edeltraud Harzer

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

VrātyasIntroductionAttempts to identify, locate, and generally clarify the name “Vrātya,” as well as their social and religious role and localization,...

Women in Hinduism

Perundevi Srinivasan

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Women in HinduismIntroductionThis article attempts to map scholarly resources on the status, roles, and representations of women in Hinduism. The hist...

Yamunā

Ron Geaves

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

YamunāIntroductionYamunā is both a major river of northern India containing significant pilgrimage sites and an ancient goddess who personifies the ri...

Yoga

David Gordon White

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Yoga Introduction The Sanskrit term yoga is first encountered in the Vedas, where it refers to the act of yoking, the animal so yoked, and th...

Yoginīs

Shaman Hatley

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

YoginīsIntroductionGoddesses known as yoginīs (feminine of the Sanskrit yogin, “practitioner of yoga” or “possessed of yoga”) were prominent in the es...

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