Textual scholarship (or textual studies) is an umbrella term for disciplines that deal with describing, transcribing, editing or annotating texts and physical documents (cit. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Textual_scholarship)
This paper deals with the political ideology of late pre-imperial and early imperial China as documented by remnants of an under-explored genre known in English as weft (wei 緯) writings or “Confucian Apocrypha”. It focuses on the transcendence of hierarchy and sovereignty, the transfer of dynastic legitimacy, and the pragmatic vehicle of “tang…[Read more]
In this chapter I investigate the coercive relationship between authorship and copyright from the perspective of intersectional feminist and de-colonial knowledge practices. Examining three artistic strategies (Richard Prince, Cady Noland and the Piracy Project) which all try to challenge the close ties between copyright and authorship – a…[Read more]
Marco Heiles deposited Die Sammlung von Wissen als Herausforderung in der Buchkunde. Versuch einer neuen abstrakten Terminologie zur Beschreibung von Textsammlungen in the group Textual Scholarship on Humanities Commons 2 weeks ago
Master Thesis / Masterarbeit 2010
Ambrósíus saga og Rósamunda is a post-medieval Icelandic romance which belongs to a group of Scandinavian narratives utilizing the pound of flesh motif. It survives in 19 paper manuscripts from the 18th and 19th centuries, and it has never before been edited. The aim of the present edition is of an introductory nature, primarily to make the sa…[Read more]
Introduction to special issue of IJHS: The Gift in India in Theory and Practice
During nonemergency appointments at traditional sites of āyurvedic healthcare in Kerala, South India, classically trained Brāhmaṇa physicians and their patients seldom exchange anything of substance (whether medicinal or monetary). The physician-patient interface instead routinely involves an exchange of knowledge. Interactions between phy…[Read more]
Exploring the retelling of Vedanta by Swami Vivekananda
Explores Swami Vivekananda’s concept of religion in the context of scientific and agnostic thinkers.
A brief summary of the ICT based education conducted by the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University
Life of former President of India Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, who was also the author of the Indian missile program.
Narasimhananda Swami deposited Unpublished Lecture of Swami Vivekananda at the Barber’s, Vedanta The Soul, Prabuddha Bharata July 2015 in the group Textual Scholarship on Humanities Commons 4 months ago
An Unpublished Lecture of Swami Vivekananda at the Barber’s—Vedanta: The Soul
Tripura Upanishad is a minor Shakta or Tantra Upanishad explaining the structure of and meditation on Sri Chakra or Sri Yantra—a diagrammatic representation of the universe through nine interlocking triangles coming out of a central point.
To date, there are two English translations of this Upanishad. The first and the earliest, by A G Krishna W…[Read more]
The history of the association of Sri Ramakrishna and the Ramakrishna Mission with Shyampukur Bati, Kolkata.
This paper discusses the various tools and platforms available to disseminate and receive educate in an increasingly virtual world. It analyses the impact of MOOCs in the changing face of ICT based education. With many examples of life-transformations due to online learning platforms, this paper gives a glimpse of the sea transformations that…[Read more]
Narasimhananda Swami deposited Swami Vivekananda and the World’s Parliament of Religions 1893 New Perspectives Prabuddha Bharata September October 2018 in the group Textual Scholarship on Humanities Commons 4 months, 1 week ago
Swami Vivekananda lives even today through his words that shake the reader to one’s very foundations. He is fulfilling his prophecy: ‘It may be that I shall find it good to get outside of my body—to cast it off like a disused garment. But I shall not cease to work! I shall inspire men everywhere, until the world shall know that it is one with…[Read more]
The putting together in contradistinction of science and religion has been the task of philosophers, religion, sociologists, writers, and anyone who even cares to think, for many centuries now. So, here I would not go into the traditionally discussed aspects of this debate but rather would highlight some less or not discussed aspects. First, when…[Read more]
This article discusses the implications of the symbology of Kali from a different and fresh perspective and positions the worship of Kali in the bigger picture of the divinisation of everything in Sanatana Dharma. It also discusses the needless marginalisation of so-called ‘ugly’ and ‘terrible’ and how these prejudices have to be overcome to…[Read more]
A brief survey of the pioneers of Malayalam literature.
Translation and Annotation of ‘Svarajya Siddhi’ of Gangadharendra Sarasvati from the nineteenth century. This text is considered one of the five Siddhi texts, the other four being Naishkarmya Siddhi, Advaita Siddhi, Ishta Siddhi, and Brahma Siddhi. These texts have a very great value in Advaita Vedanta.
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