The Writings of Swami Sivananda: A Bibliographic Study

The Writings of Swami Sivananda: A Bibliographic Study

By: Tilak Pyle (author), Calvin R. Mercer (author), Chrsistopher Key Chapple (preface_author)Hardback

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This study provides an enumerative bibliography of the works attributed to Swami Sivananda Saraswati (1887-1963). Containing extensive bibliographic information not found elsewhere, this study can be utilized as either a central research tool or valuable resource for studies relating to Swami Sivananda across a great many research areas. This study provides considerable insight into the composition of Sivananda's literary corpus, while also raising important questions, such as the issue of authorship and corporate authorship within religious organizations and institutions of India and, more specifically, within the context of the guru-disciple relationship. The appendices include: Title Index, Titles by Series, Supplementary Sources, and Guru-Disciple Resources.

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Tilak Pyle is a Certified Yoga Instructor at the Shanti Om Yoga Studio in Staunton, Virgina. He received his M.A. in Literature and Religion from the East Carolina University. Dr. Calvin Mercer is currently Director of the Religious Studies Program. He received a Ph.D. in Religion from Florida State University.


Foreword by Dr. Christopher Key Chapple; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Methodology Used in the Bibliographic Study; Enumerative Bibliography of Swami Sivananda's Works; Concluding Observations; Bibliography; Appendix A: Title Index; Appendix B: Titles by Series; Appendix C: Supplementary Sources; Appendix D: Guru-Disciple Resources.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780773452626
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780773452626
  • ISBN10: 0773452621

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