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(Virtually) been there, (Virtually) done that: Examining the Online Religious Practices of the Hindu Tradition:Introduction

Helland, Christopher

In: Heidbrink, Simone (Hrsg.): Online - Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet, 04.1 (2010),

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Abstract

This paper will introduce the general issues associated with online religious practice within the Hindu tradition. I will highlight some of the key aspects of the papers presented at the AAR conference in Montreal in 2009 and also discuss key issues associated with the work of Heinz Sheifinger. I will then focus on the new level of religious and ritual engagement being experienced by a younger wired generation within Hinduism as they bring their faith online and unite their religious practice with their tech-savvy behaviour.

Item Type: Article
Editors: Heidbrink, Simone
Journal or Publication Title: Online - Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet
Volume: 04.1
Date Deposited: 24. Nov 2010 14:47
Date: 2010
Faculties / Institutes: Philosophische Fakultät > Institut für Religionswissenschaft
Subjects: 200 Religion
Controlled Keywords: Ästhetik, Wahrnehmung, Religion
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sinne , Internet , Religiöse Praxis , Hinduismussenses , internet , religious practice , Hinduism
Additional Information: Special Issue on Aesthetics and the Dimensions of the Senses
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