Articles and chapters: Srilata Raman


 

December 2011. Review titled “Religion”, Religious Identity and the Frustrations of Modernity. In Review Symposium of Religion and the Spectre of the West by Arvind-Pal S. Mandair, 2010 . Columbia University Press. Religions of South Asia.4.2.213-219.

 

December 2011. Tamil, Vaidika and Vaiṣṇava. Kiruṣṇacuvāmi Aiyaṅkār, Irāmānuja Tātācāriyār and Modern Tamil Literary History. Journal of Indian Philosophy 39:647–676

 

2009. Who are the Velalas? Twentieth century Constructions and Contestations of Tamil Identity in Maramalai Adigal (1876-1950), In Kelly Pemberton and Michael Nijhawan (Eds.), Shared Idioms, Sacred Symbols, and the Articulation of Identities in South Asia. Routledge. 78-95.

 

2009. The Tale of the Righteous King. King Maṉu in Ramalinga Adigal. In N. Kannan and Jennifer Clare (eds.,), Passages: relationships between Tamil and Sanskrit. Pondicherry/Berkeley: All India Press. 237-250.

 

2007. Initiation and Conversion in Medieval South India. Pañcasaṃskāra as Historical Practice in the Śrīvaiṣṇava Hagiographical Literature. In Gerhard Oberhammer and Marion Rastelli (Eds.), The Relationship between Viśiṣṭādvaita and Pāñcarātra. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences. 263-286.

 

2005. Samāśrayaṇa as Ritual and Non-Ritual in Śrīvaiṣṇavism. In Jörg Genganagel, Ute Hüsken and Srilata Raman (Eds.), Words and Deeds. Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia. Vienna: Harrasowitz. 91-114.

 

2004. Tiruvayppadi: The Tamil Gokula in Vaishnavite Devotional Literature. In Harsha Dehejia (ed), The Romantic Heroine (Nayika) in the Indian Arts. New Delhi: Roli Books. 266-273.

 

2004. Departure and Prophecy. The Disappearance of Irāmaliṅka Aṭikaḷ in the Early Narratives of his life. Indologica Taurenensia. XXVIII. 119-135.

 

2004. Soteriology in Rāmānuja: Bhakti or Prapatti? ZDMG.154.1.85-129.

 

1998. The Face Behind the Mask: Ambai on Women. In Vasudha Dalmia and Theo Damsteegt (Eds.,), Narrative Strategies. Essays on South Asian Literature and Film. Leiden CNWS Publications. 110-122.