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Author Ḍhere, Rāmacandra Cintāmaṇa, 1930-
Title The rise of a folk god [electronic resource] : Vitthal of Pandharpur / by Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (350 p.)
Series South Asia research
South Asia research
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Translated from the Marathi
Vitthal, also called Vithoba, is the most popular god in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, and the best-known Hindu god of that region outside of India. This book by Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere is the foremost study of the history of Vitthal his worship, and his worshippers
Description based on print version record
Subject Viṭhobā (Hindu deity) -- Cult -- India -- Maharashtra
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