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Journal of Vaishnava Studies

Volume 15 No. 1, Fall 2006


    Steven J. Rosen

Jiva Gosvamin and the Extent of the Vedic Paradigm
    Mans Broo

From Purana-Veda to Karsna-Veda
    Barbara A. Holdrege

Vedic Authority in the Gaudiya Vaisnava Tradition
    Travis Chilcott

The Puranas as Sruti
    David Buchta

Vaisnava Hermeneutics in the Sri Krsna Samhita
    Jason D. Fuller

The Vedic Purusa and Vaisnavism
   Neal Delmonico

The Cosmic Man as Visnu in Ritual Texts
    Laurie L. Patton

Madhvite Commentaries on Isavasyopanisat
    Paul Sherbow

Sruti and Smrti in Ramanuja's Vedanta
    Sucharita Adluri

Visnu as Fish: The Growth of a Story from the Brahmanas to the Puranas
    Luis Gonzalez-Reimann

Book Reviews
    George A. James

About the Contributors


Mans Broo is a lecturer at the Department of Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University, Finland. He is currently  working on a translation of the Hari-bhakti-vilasa  with Dr. Kenneth Valpey from the Oxford Center of Hindu Studies.

Barbara A. Holdrege is Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Chair of the South Asian Studies Committee, and Director of the Center for the Analysis of Sacred Space at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Travis Chilcott received a B.A. in Religious Studies from UCSB, an MSt. from Oxford University and is working on his Ph.D. in Religious Studies.

David Buchta is a Benjamin Franklin Doctoral Fellow in South Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He received a B.A. from Emory University and a Master's in South Asian Studies from Uppsala University, Sweden. 

Jason D. Fuller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana.  His primary area of research interest is modern Bengali religious and social history. 

Neal Delmonico received his doctoral degree from the University of Chicago in South Asian Languages and civilizations. 

Laurie L. Patton is a Professor of Early Indian Religions and Chair of the Religion Department of Emory University.  She has a translation of the Bhagavad Gita forthcoming in 2007, to be published by Penguin Press.  

Paul H. Sherbow holds a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Columbia University.  He presently serves as Senior Researcher for the International Secretariat of the World conference of Religions for Peace.  

Sucharita Adluri is a graduate student in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, focusing on religion in South Asia.

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann  received his Ph.D. in South Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, where he currently teaches.