Living Traditions in Contemporary Contexts: The Madhva Matha of Udupi

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Orient Blackswan, 2002 - Hindu monasteries - 240 pages
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This book examines a monastic institution the Madhava Matha of Udupi (Udipi) in Southern Karnataka as a site of the formation of religious opinion, of monastic training, and practice, and the transmission of knowledge. The author brings both sociological and textual perspectives to bear on his work.
 

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Contents

Social Spatial
26
Gastrosemantics within the Udupi Krishna Matha
63
The Cultural Production of Knowledge
82
Styles of Discourse in the Production
118
The Udupi Madhva Matha
201
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