[INDOLOGY] Repetitive recitation of a mantra

Nagaraj Paturi nagarajpaturi at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 14:06:29 EST 2020


https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.274061

On Tue, Mar 3, 2020, 12:18 AM Nagaraj Paturi <nagarajpaturi at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> https://archive.org/stream/JapaYogaAComprehensiveTreatiseOnMantraSastraBySwamiSivananda/Japa_Yoga__A_Comprehensive_Treatise_on_Mantra-Sastra__By_Swami_Sivananda_djvu.txt
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> On Sun, Mar 1, 2020, 7:37 PM Matthew Kapstein via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
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>> Dear Mr. Haas,
>>
>> As I recall, Robert Yelle's book *Explaining Mantras *includes some
>> discussion of repetition. It is possible, too, that some of the articles in
>> Alper's Understanding Mantras at least touch upon the topic. Others on the
>> list may be able to offer some guidance to relevant sections in the
>> writings of Frits Staal and others who have worked on Vedic recitation and
>> related ritual theory.
>>
>> good luck,
>>
>> Matthew Kapstein
>> Directeur d'études, émérite
>> Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris
>>
>> Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies,
>> The University of Chicago
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>> *From:* INDOLOGY <indology-bounces at list.indology.info> on behalf of
>> Dominik Haas via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info>
>> *Sent:* Sunday, March 1, 2020 6:21 AM
>> *To:* indology at list.indology.info <indology at list.indology.info>
>> *Subject:* [INDOLOGY] Repetitive recitation of a mantra
>>
>>
>> Dear colleagues,
>>
>> in my exploration of the history of the Gāyatrī mantra, I naturally have
>> to deal with the practice of *repetitive recitation** of a mantra*. I
>> would like to collect as much literature as possible about the origins and
>> the development of this specific practice in South Asian religions (of
>> course there's a lot about japa and mantras in general, and repeated
>> recitation is ubiquitous, but I am looking for more focused studies).
>> Serious studies about the psychological effects of repeating a single text
>> would also be interesting.
>>
>> Any references (and/or PDFs) would be very welcome, on or off-list!
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Dominik A. Haas
>>
>>
>> __________________
>> *Dominik A. Haas, BA MA*
>> PhD Candidate, University of Vienna
>> Dissertation proposal: doi.org/10.25365/phaidra.103
>> dominik.haas at univie.ac.at
>> ORCID: 0000-0002-8505-6112 <https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8505-6112>
>> univie.academia.edu/DominikHaas
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