Vedic Books - Purveyors of fine Indological Books! MY ACCOUNT  MY CART  CHECKOUTVedic Books Sale 2011
LiveZilla Live Help
VEDIC BOOKS » WOMEN » Female Ascetics in Hinduism MY ACCOUNT  |  MY CART  |  CHECKOUT
BOOK SEARCH
BROWSE
BROWSE
AGNIHOTRA
ARTS
ASTROLOGY
AYURVEDA
BIOGRAPHY
BUDDHISM
CHILDRENS BOOKS
COMMUNITIES
COOKING
DIARIES
DIVINATION
EDUCATION
ENVIRONMENT
FRANCAIS
GENERAL
GIFT VOUCHERS
HEALING
HINDI BOOKS
HISTORY
INSPIRATION
JYOTISH
LANGUAGES
MASTERS
MEDITATION
MUSIC
ORGANIC FARMING
PHILOSOPHY
PSYCHOLOGY
RELIGIONS
SANSKRIT
SPIRITUAL TEXTS
SPIRITUALITY
TANTRA
TIBETAN BUDDHISM
TRAVEL
VASTU
VEDANTA
VEDIC MATHEMATICS
VEGETARIANISM
WOMEN
YOGA
LATEST RELEASES
LATEST RELEASES  more
Satyacharan in the Abode of Truth
Satyacharan in the Abode of Truth
$15.99
$11.99
Affiliate Program
Affiliates

Join Now
Affiliate Log In
Affiliate Information
DAILY WISDOM

Sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. - Dalai Lama

More wisdom...

QUICK INFO
About Us
Shipping Info
Vedic Books FAQ
Privacy Notice
Terms & Conditions
Contact Us
WE ACCEPT

Female Ascetics in Hinduism

by Lynn Teskey Denton

No customer reviews yet. ( Be the first )
$24.99 $18.74

Quantity:

Female Ascetics in Hinduism provides a vivid account of the lives of women renouncers—women who renounce the world to live ascetic spiritual lives—in India. The author approaches the study of female asceticism by focusing on features of two dharmas, two religiously defined ways of life: that of woman-as-householder and that of the ascetic, who, for various reasons, falls outside the realm of householdership. The result of fieldwork conducted in Varanasi (Benares), the book explores renouncers' social and personal backgrounds, their institutions, and their ways of life. Offering a first-hand look at and an insightful analysis of this little-known world, this highly readable book will be indispensable to those interested in female asceticism in the Hindu tradition and women's spiritual lives around the world.
 
About the Author: 
 
Lynn Teskey Denton (1949–1995) was Assistant Professor of Religion at Concordia University and also taught at McMaster University. 





Detailed Product Info:

Title: Female Ascetics in Hinduism
Author(s): Lynn Teskey Denton
ISBN: 9789381218754
Language: English
Help us to improve our product listings by updating product information.
Vedic Books Sales Rank:

Today: 6277
Yesterday: 6277
Vedic Books Product Explorer

Explore more books in Vedic Books > RELIGIONS > HINDUISM
Vedic Books > WOMEN
Write Review Reviews
SHOPPING CART  more
0 items
LOG IN
E-Mail Address:
Password:
Secure Log In
New User
Forgot Password?
TELL A FRIEND
 
Tell someone you know about this book.
RECENTLY VIEWED
Female Ascetics in Hinduism
Digestion and Metabolism in Ayurveda
Jadavpur Journal of Philosophy Vol. 24 (no. 1)
An Index to the Names in the Mahabharata
Silent Search
Buddhist Cosmology
Sri Sri As I Know Him
Caraka Samhita Vol 2 : Text in Sanskrit with English translation
Health and Hygiene
Srimad Valmiki Ramayana (2 Vols.) (English)
BOOK REVIEWS  more
Write ReviewWrite a review for this book!
ARTICLES

New Articles (0)
All Articles (326)
Aromatherapy (16)
Ayurveda (51)
Diet (22)
Green Building (3)
Green Gardening (9)
Jyotish (10)
Natural Energy (5)
Recycling (2)
Sacred Sites (6)
Saints of India (1)
Spiritual Insight (54)
Sustainability (7)
Vaastu (2)
Vedic Agnihotra (10)
Vedic Culture (22)
Vedic Jyotish (23)
Vedic Maths (6)
Vedic Teachings (27)
Vedic Vaastu (4)
Vegetarianism (12)
Water (5)
World Religions (15)
Yoga (13)
TESTIMONIALS

The books were delivered today, in perfect condition. Thanks a lot for your service....
Read more...

Jean-Michel


Subscribe to the Vedic Books Newsletter
Newsletter Sign-Up *Email: *Enter the code shown:
Join our Vedic Books family by subscribing to our newsletter and keeping up with divine wisdom from India.

Earn 5% commission simply by linking to Vedic Books !
Learn More about the Vedic Books Affiliates Program



Follow us on Twitter | Browse the Aisles | Search for a Book | Bestsellers | Specials | Latest Releases | Book of the Moment

Contact Us | Help | My Shopping Cart | My Account | Mailing List | Affiliate Program | Tell-a-Friend | Redeem Voucher | Sitemap | Products RSS Feed

Our International Sites: USA | United Kingdom | South Africa

You might also enjoy: Madanapalas | Agnihotra Direct | Ayurveda Direct | Panchakarma

Copyright 2003-2019, Vedic Books | Terms and Conditions