Early History of the Vaiṣṇava Faith and Movement in Assam: Śaṅkaradeva and His Times

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Motilal Banarsidass Publishe, 1980 - Assam (India) - 400 pages
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One of the most important guide book to Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva.

Contents

Chapter
1
the Acdryasarhhati Govindadasas Santasampradayakatha or Etaka
26
iii Muhammedan chronicles etc 3337
33
Chapter II
39
Bhuyas and their role in history not an ethnic group the Bara Bhuyas
48
Chutiyas the Kacharls etc 5863
58
Chapter III
73
vism iv crypticBuddhism v other minor cultsNathism Dharma cult
80
logical character of the descriptionpurusa and par amapurusapsy
233
releaseconclusion 241245
241
Introduction Probable influences on the growth of the Assamese
247
Sutradharas role 257262
257
chomasks mukhacostumescosmetics and paintshair 269274
269
Chapter IX
276
stylesojapali and its classical featurestribal dancesthe Sankaradeva
292
Saka1539 A D the miniatures of which are reproduced
304

Chapter IV
98
Madhavadevahostility against and royal persecution of the Vaisnavas 109112
109
chief apostle of Sankaradevaearly life in adversitymeeting
122
deva iii Harideva iv Narayana Dasa or Thakura Ata 128133
128
xiii Harihara Ata xiv Srlrama Ata xv and xvi Hari and Krsna
145
SANKARADEVAS PHILOSOPHICAL VIEWS
155
Chapter V
156
2 the Bhaktipradipa 3 the Kirtanaghosdearly middle and final
162
Chapter VI
208
Lordclassification of bhakti or religious devotionthe bhakta
215
and SridharasvamlCausalityGod and the worldgeneral Advaitic
222
manikut bharalgharwhy no permanent structures ?the origin
313
for ascetics and bdhir hati outside set for married clerics the number
324
wells 330331
331
silar banuwa xii Bhurall xiii Likhak xiv Khanikar xv Haflmata
332
fourteen or twelve subdivisionsexclusion of idol worship from
341
vastu and the four iaranastheir originthe place for the initiation
353
Chapter XII
360
naimittlka karmafuneral ritesmarriage ritesthe observance of
372
BIBLIOGRAPHY 329388
379
INDEX 389400
389
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