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By Maya Warrier

This publication explores devotional Hinduism in a latest context of excessive consumerism and revolutionised communications. It specializes in a fast-growing and high-profile modern Hindu guru religion originating in India and attracting a transnational following. The company is led through a tremendously renowned girl guru, Mata Amritanandamayi, whom devotees worship as an avatar and a healer of the ills of the modern global. by way of drawing upon multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork one of the mata's essentially city, knowledgeable 'middle category' Indian devotees, the writer presents the most important insights into new tendencies in renowned Hinduism in a post-colonial and quickly modernising Indian environment.

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