By Malory Nye
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The Chaitanya Vaishnava culture is legendary for its intensity of devotion to Krishna, the blue-hued Deity. Chaitanya Vaishnavas are recognized for having subtle the perform and aesthetics of devotion right into a refined technological know-how. This enforcing devotional edifice was once built upon a superb starting place of philosophical argument and realizing.
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A Place for Our Gods: The Construction of an Edinburgh Hindu Temple Community (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Monograph Series) by Malory Nye