Hindu concept of time

N. Ganesan naga_ganesan at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 5 00:11:07 UTC 1999

Hindu concept of Time:

1) R. Inden, Ritual, authority and Cyclic time in Hindu kingship,
in J. F. Richards, ed., Kingship and authority in South Asia, 1978

2) Yvon Ambroise, The Hindu concept of Space and Time structuring
the day to day life of Man,
Social Compass, 29, 4, 1982, p. 335-348

3) Akos Ostor, Cyclical Time: Durga puja in Bengal,
in Religion in India, OUP, 1991, p. 176-198

4) Petteri Koskikallio, When time turns: yugas, ideologies,
sacrifice. Studia Orientalia, 73, p. 253-271

5) L. Orr, The concept of time in Sankara's Brahmasutrabhasya,
in K. K. Young, ed., Hermeneutical paths to the sacred worlds
of India, 1994

6) George Cardona, A path still taken, some early Indian
arguments xoncering time, JAOS, 111, 1991, p. 445-464

7) C. Sivaramamurti, Time in Indian art, 1981

8) K. K. Mandal, A comparative study of the concepts of
Space and Time in India, Varanasi, 1968

9) K. N. Rao, Yogis, destiny and the wheel of time, Lucknow, 1996

10) Thirumalai Saila Sarma, Asthaana kolaahalam,
1951, Govt. Oriental Mss. library, Madras.
(Hindu math, Time measurements)

11)Madhva (d. 1386), kaalanirNaya (kaalamaadhava) being a
treatise on the time proper for religious observances,
Calcutta: Baptist Mission press, 1885

12)C. P. Brown, Carnatic chronology, the Hindu and Mahommedan
methods of reckoning time explained.
London: B. Quatrich, 1863, 90 p.

13) Liet. Col. John Warren, A collection of memoirs on the
various modes according to which the nations of the Southern
parts of India divide time.
Madras: The College press, 1825

14)Luiz Gonzalez-Reimann, Tiempo ciclico y eras del mundo
en la India.
Mexico, 1988, 216 p.

15) M. Sundar Raj, Time: Publsiher, N. Mahalingam, 1983

16) M. Eliade, Le temps et l'eternite dans lapensee Indienne,
Zurich, 1952

17) W. Randolp Kloetzli,
Maps of time - mythologies of descent: scientific instruments
and the Puranic cosmograph,
History of Religions, 25, 1985, p. 116-147

18) Ruth Katz, Human and divine time in the Bhagavad gita,
J. of Studies in the BhG, 1, 1981, p. 100-112.

19) Z. Cooper, Perceptions of time in the Andaman islands,
World archaeology, 25, 2, 1993, p. 261-267

20) T. Goudriaan, Some beliefs and rituals concerning time
and earth in the Kubjikamata, in
R. Kloppenberg, ed., Selected studies in Indian religions,
1983, p. 92-117

21) R. S. Khare, The concept of time and time-reckoning among the
Hindus: an anthropological viewpoint,
Eastern Anthropologist, Lucknow, 1967, 20, 1, p. 47-53

22) Judy F. Pugh, Into the almanac: time, meaning and action
in North Indian society, CIS, 17, 1, 1983, p. 27-49

23) V. Das, Time, self and community: features of the Sikh
militant discourse, CIS, 26, 2, p. 245-259

24) H. S. Prasad, Time as a substantive reality in Nyaya-Vaisesika,
East and West, 34, 1-3, 1986, p. 233-266

25) G. M. Carstairs, Changes over time in Western perceptions
of Hindu culture, in
Cultural Encounters, London: Octagon press, 1990, p. 87-99

26) Emile Lyly,
Cycical Time as two types of journey and some implications for
axes of polarity, contexts and levels.
Shadow (Edinburgh), 4, 1, 1987, p. 10-19

27) C. Wiser, Time perspectives in village India,
AAAS selected symposium, Westview press, v. 34, 1980, p. 123-159

28)J. M. Stanley, Special time, special power: the fluidity of
power in a popular Hindu festival, JAS, 1977, 37, 1, p. 27-43

29) A. L. Basham, Ancient Indian ideas of time and history,
in D. C. Sircar, ed., PrAcyavidyA taraGginI, U. Calcutta,
1969, p.49-63

30) A. K. Coomaraswamy, Time and eternity, 1947

31) M. Eliade, Time and eternity in Indian thought,
in Man and time, London, 1957, p. 173-200

32) R. Lingat, Time and Dharma (on Manu I, 85-86).
CIS, 6, 1962, p. 7-16

33) J. E. Mitchiner, The saptarsi yuga: elucidation of
a cyclical era. JAIH, 10, 1976-1977, p. 52-95

34) S. Mookerjee, The Jaina conception of time,
Visvabharati Quarterly, 27, 2, 1961, 122-139

35) D. F. Pocock, The anthropology of time reckoning,
CIS 7, 1964, 18-30

36) S. Sastri, Conception of time in post-vedic
Sanskrit literature, in his Essays on Indology, Delhi,
1963, p. 149-204

37) S. Schayer, Contribution to the problem of time
in Indian philosophy, Krakow, 1938, 76 p.

38) Time and temporality [special issue], PEW,
24, 2, p. 119-214, 1974.

39) H. Nakamura, Time in Indian and Japanese thought,
in J. T. Fraser, The voices of time, p. 77-91

N. Ganesan

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