Guru English

Guru English

South Asian Religion in A Cosmopolitan Language

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Guru English is a bold reconceptualization of the scope and meaning of cosmopolitanism, examining the language of South Asian religiosity as it has flourished both inside and outside of its original context for the past two hundred years. The book surveys a specific set of religious vocabularies from South Asia that, Aravamudan argues, launches a different kind of cosmopolitanism into global use. Using "Guru English" as a tagline for the globalizing idiom that has grown up around these religions, Aravamudan traces the diffusion and transformation of South Asian religious discourses as they shu.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 330 pages).

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