Ravindra Svarupa Dasa

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Ravindra Svarupa Dasa (born William H. Deadwyler, III)[1] is a religious studies scholar and a Hare Krishna religious leader.[1] He was initiated by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in 1971. He has been a member of ISKCON's Governing Body Commission since 1987,[1] Chairman of that Commission's North American GBC Continental Committee, is the president of ISKCON of Philadelphia,[1] and an ISKCON Guru.[1] He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Religion from Temple University[1] and a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. He has written extensively on Vaishnava philosophy and used his education to further the discourse of Gaudiya Vaishnava Theology within the context of ISKCON.[1] He is the author of Encounter with the Lord of the Universe: Collected Essays 1978-1983 (Washington, DC: Gita Nagari Press, 1984).[1] He also is featured on Shelter's Attaining the Supreme, where he gives a lecture on a hidden track.

Publications[edit]

  • William H. Deadwyler Necessity and the Cosmic Organism: An Examination of Hartshorne's God — Philadelphia: Temple University, 1980. — 526 p.
  • Ravīndra-svarūpa Dāsa Encounter With the Lord of the Universe: Collected Essays, 1978-1983 — Washington, DC: Gita-nagari Press, 1983. — viii, 118 p. — ISBN 0-911233-20-2.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa The Scholarly Tradition in Caitanyite Vaisnavism: India and America // ISKCON Review. — 1985. — Vol. 1. — No. 1. — ISSN 0886-6910.
  • William H. Deadwyler The Contribution of Bhagavata-Dharma Toward a 'Scientific Religion' and a 'Religious Science' // T. D. Singh, R. Gomatam Synthesis of Science and Religion — Critical Essays and Dialogues. — San Francisco: Bhaktivedanta Institute, 1987. — pp. 366-380. — ISBN 0-941525-01-5.
  • William H. Deadwyler Patterns in ISKCON's Historical Self-Perception // David G. Bromley, Larry D. Shinn Krishna Consciousness in the West. — Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1989. — pp. 55-75. — ISBN 0-8387-5144-X.
  • William H. Deadwyler The Religions of Others in ISKCON's Eyes // Leonard Swidler, Paul Mojzes Attitudes of Religions and Ideologies Toward the Outsider: The Other. — Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 1990. — ISBN 0-88946-270-4.
  • William H. Deadwyler Saṁpradāya of Śrī Caitanya // Steven J. Rosen Vaiṣṇavism: Contemporary Scholars Discuss the Gauḍīya Tradition. — New York: Folk Books, 1992. — pp. 127-140. — ISBN 0-9619763-6-5.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa Religion And Religions // ISKCON Communications Journal. — 1993. — Vol. 1. — No. 1. — ISSN 1358-3867.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa Modern Historical Consciousness: Its Cause and Cure. Part I: The Great Chain // ISKCON Communications Journal. — 1994. — Vol. 1. — No. 2. — ISSN 1358-3867.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa Modern Historical Consciousness: Its Causes and Cure. Part II: The Breaking of the Chain // ISKCON Communications Journal. — 1995. — Vol. 3. — No. 1. — ISSN 1358-3867.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa A response to Daniel Acharuparambil, Hinduism in interreligious Dialogue, ICJ Vol. 4, No. 1 // ISKCON Communications Journal. — 1996. — Vol. 4. — No. 2. — ISSN 1358-3867.
  • William H. Deadwyler The Devotee and the Deity: Living a Personalistic Theology // J. P. Waghorne, N. Cutler Gods of Flesh, Gods of Stone: The Embodiment of Divinity in India. — New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. — pp. 69-87. — ISBN 0-231-10777-3.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa ISKCON and Varṇāśrama-Dharma: A Mission Unfulfilled // ISKCON Communications Journal. — 1999. — Vol. 7. — No. 1. — pp. 35-44. — ISSN 1358-3867.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa Pillars of Success: The Principles and Practices of Reform in ISKCON // ISKCON Communications Journal. — 1999. — Vol. 7. — No. 2. — ISSN 1358-3867.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa Restoring the Authority of the GBC // ISKCON Communications Journal. — 2000. — Vol. 8. — No. 1. — ISSN 1358-3867.
  • Ravīndra Svarūpa Dāsa Rādhā, Kṛṣṇa, Caitanya: The Inner Dialectic of the Divine Relativity // The Journal of Vaiṣṇava Studies. — Folk Books, 2001. — Т. 10. — № 1. — pp. 5-26.
  • William H. Deadwyler Cleaning House and Cleaning Hearts: Reform and Renewal in ISKCON // Edwin F. Bryant, Maria L. Ekstrand The Hare Krishna Movement: The Postcharismatic Fate of a Religious Transplant. — New York: Columbia University Press, 2004. — pp. 149-169. — ISBN 0-231-12256-X.
  • William H. Deadwyler Bringing the Lord's Song to a Strange Land: Srila Prabhupada's Strategy of "Cultural Conquest" and Its Prospects // Graham Dwyer, Richard J. Cole The Hare Krishna Movement: Forty Years of Chant and Change. — London: I.B. Tauris, 2007. — pp. 103-120. — ISBN 1-84511-407-8.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Bryant, Edwin; Maria Ekstrand (2004). The Hare Krishna movement: the postcharismatic fate of a religious transplant (in English). Columbia University Press. pp. x. ISBN 0-231-12256-X. 

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