Note a margine su natura demoniaca, sessualità e donna in Bhagavadgītā As It Is di A. C. Bhaktivedānta Svāmī Prabhupāda


The article analyses three recurring concepts in the Bhagavadgītā As It Is written by Bhaktivedānta Svāmī Prabhupāda (the founder of the Hare Kṛṣṇa movement): the demoniac nature, the sexuality, and the woman. The research investigates the use and meaning of these three concepts and how they are linked to each other by a basic doctrine of aversion of materiality. The doctrine of Svāmī Prabhupāda will be defined a “Traditional Worldly Asceticism” as a result of a comparison between the Hare Kṛṣṇa movement and the works and ideas of western scholars such as Wilhelm Halbfass and Max Weber.


Hare Kṛṣṇa, Bhagavadgītā, Swāmī Prabhupāda, Max Weber, ISKCON

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