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The Resource Poems to Siva : the Hymns of the Tamil Saints

Poems to Siva : the Hymns of the Tamil Saints

Label
Poems to Siva : the Hymns of the Tamil Saints
Title
Poems to Siva
Title remainder
the Hymns of the Tamil Saints
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Composed by three poet-saints between the sixth and eighth centuries A.D., the Tevaram hymns are the primary scripture of the Tamil Saivism, one of the first popular large-scale devotional movements within Hinduism. Indira Peterson eloquently renders into English a substantial portion of these hymns, which provide vivid and moving portraits of the images, myths, rites, and adoration of Siva and which continue to be loved and sung by the millions of followers of the Tamil Saiva tradition. Her introduction and annotations illuminate the work's literary, religious, and cultural contexts, makin
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peterson, Indira Viswanathan
Dewey number
294.5/43
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL1218.2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Library of Asian Translations
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Siva
  • Śaivism
  • Siva
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Prayers and devotions
  • Śaivism
  • India
Label
Poems to Siva : the Hymns of the Tamil Saints
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; A Note on Transliteration; Part 1 Introduction: Poetry and Religion in the Songs of the Tamil Śaiva Saints; Part 2 An Anthology of Hymns from the Tēvāram ; Appendixes
Control code
884013180
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (415 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400860067
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt73bcnq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013180
Label
Poems to Siva : the Hymns of the Tamil Saints
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; A Note on Transliteration; Part 1 Introduction: Poetry and Religion in the Songs of the Tamil Śaiva Saints; Part 2 An Anthology of Hymns from the Tēvāram ; Appendixes
Control code
884013180
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (415 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400860067
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt73bcnq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013180

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