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Paul Dundas

, . Keywords Digambara Jainism; ´sr ¯ avak ¯ acara ; Traivar ˙ nik ¯ ac ¯ ara ; funeral; ´sr ¯ addha ; hinduisation Introduction It is now approaching half a century since the publication of one of the most regularly cited works in the field of Jain studies, R.W. Williams’ Jaina Yoga: A Survey of the Medieval

Roger E. Hedlund

” would make Hindus better Hindus. Hindu perceptions of Christianity also changed due to the similarities between the two. If so, adding Jesus to the pantheon of Hindu deities is no problem: Jesus then is an “avatar” for all people including Hindus. Is the Hinduisation of Christianity a real possibility

Max Weber’s Theory of Personality

Individuation, Politics and Orientalism in the Sociology of Religion

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Sara R. Farris

Max Weber's writings in The Sociology of Religion are today acknowledged as a classic of the social sciences in the twentieth century. They are key texts for understanding Weber’s central sociological concepts concerning Western and Eastern ‘civilisations’. This book argues that the concept and problematic of personality plays a pivotal role within these works. Providing a detailed reconstruction of this concept within Weber’s systematic studies of world religions as well as throughout his methodological and political writings, this book shows its complex development within three strictly related problematics associated with Weber’s influential comparative historical sociology and theory of social action – individuation, politics and orientalism. Together they shape and constitute what is distinctive in Max Weber’s theory of personality.

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Swarupa Gupta

in dynastic contexts, emphasising the ‘Hinduisation’ of ‘alien’ kings of neighbouring regions; and (2) the idea of a common religio-cultural unity epitomised in the concept of Pancha Gour (five Bengals or Gours as mentioned above). Both these arenas reflected an interpenetration of the domains of

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Swarupa Gupta

in dynastic contexts, emphasising the ‘Hinduisation’ of ‘alien’ kings of neighbouring regions; and (2) the idea of a common religio-cultural unity epitomised in the concept of Pancha Gour (five Bengals or Gours as mentioned above). Both these arenas reflected an interpenetration of the domains of

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Claire S. Scheid

groups have experienced ‘Hinduisation’. This has not been the case for the Adi: rather than being considered a ‘corruption’ or ‘Hinduisation’ of the faith, the introduction of the written religious word in Donyipolo should be highlighted as a communal step that has furthered the indigenous preservation

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Swarupa Gupta

of Bhot and northward of Sadiya, extending on the plain beyond the mountains was said to be possessed by a powerful nation called the Kalitas. They are described as having attained a high degree of advancement and civilisation equal to any nations of the east through education and ‘Hinduisation’. 39

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Swarupa Gupta

of Bhot and northward of Sadiya, extending on the plain beyond the mountains was said to be possessed by a powerful nation called the Kalitas. They are described as having attained a high degree of advancement and civilisation equal to any nations of the east through education and ‘Hinduisation’. 39

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Jørn Borup

( Davis 2014 ), a ‘bibelisation’ having political impact also on present day ‘Hinduisation’ of Indian culture. Accommodating modernity and entering the select representatives of ‘civilisation’ was one strategic way of integrating the notion of ‘religion’ ( shūkyō ) ( Isomae 2014 , 27–37), a concept later

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Swarupa Gupta

highlighting similarities in origins of caste groups in Bengal and the contiguous areas, and ‘Hinduisation’ of ‘low’ castes/non-Hindu neighbouring groups, underscoring Brahmanical values. The idea reflected an annexation of past unities to the present to argue that a continuity existed between eras and in