Indian Religions - Renaissance and Renewal - Anna S. King

Indian Religions - Renaissance and Renewal - Anna S. King

The Curious History of the Dasanâmï-Samnyâsïs

Indian Religions - Renaissance and Renewal - Anna S. King

Matthew Clark

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The Dasanâmï-Samnyâsïs are one of the largest of the sects of renunciates in South Asia, founded, according to tradition, by the legendary ‘non-dual’ philosopher Sakarâcârya, who is also attributed with the installation of his four chief disciples at four 'mathas' founded in the west, north, east and south of India.This chapter outlines research conducted into the formation of the Dasanâmï-Samnyâsïs.

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Clark, Matthew. The Curious History of the Dasanâmï-Samnyâsïs. Indian Religions - Renaissance and Renewal. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 231-264 Mar 2007. ISBN 9781845531690. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21456. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21456. Mar 2007

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