Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

29. How do Hindus Learn the Stories of Hinduism?

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Katherine C. Zubko [+-]
University of North Carolina Asheville
Katherine C. Zubko is Professor of Religious Studies and NEH Distinguished Professor of the Humanities (2018-23) at University of North Carolina Asheville. Her areas of expertise include aesthetics, ritual, performance and embodied religion in South Asia. Zubko is the author of Dancing Bodies of Devotion: Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam (2014), and co-editor with George Pati of Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions (Routledge 2019). Current research interests include exploring the role of embodied gestures of compassion and hospitality in performances on conflict transformation, and inclusive, interdisciplinary curriculum design as part of the scholarship of teaching and learning.


An overview of the different genres that convey Hindu narratives in relation to bhakti, or devotion, including songs, TV shows, and visual depictions. The early role of pilgrimage by poet-saints to local manifestations of the gods is highlighted.

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Zubko, Katherine. 29. How do Hindus Learn the Stories of Hinduism?. Hinduism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 97-99 Aug 2022. ISBN 9781800502406. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=41696. Date accessed: 21 May 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.41696. Aug 2022

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