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Vasudha Narayanan - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Vasudha Narayanan Vasudha Narayanan

Distinguished Professor | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Vasudha Narayanan's fields of interest are the Hindu traditions in India, Cambodia and America.

Biography

Vasudha Narayanan fields of interest are the Hindu traditions in India, Cambodia and America; visual and expressive cultures in the study of the Hindu traditions; and gender issues. She is currently working on Hindu temples and traditions in Cambodia.

Areas of Expertise (5)

Hindus and Hindu Culture in India

Hinduism

Hindu Culture in America

Hindu Culture in Cambodia

Hinduism and the Environment

Media Appearances (5)

Remembering UF Emeritus Professor Harold Stahmer

The Independent Florida Alligator  online

2020-12-14

Vasudha Narayanan, distinguished UF religion professor, worked with Stahmer from 1982 until he retired. The two became good colleagues and friends. She describes him as someone who fought for justice all his life.

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Diwali Came Early This Year: Hindus Celebrate Kamala Harris Victory

NPR All Things Considered  online

2020-11-14

VASUDHA NARAYANAN: Another incarnation or avatar of Vishnu called Krishna came down and defeated many demons.

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Vasudha Narayanan: Ancient religion was family faith of Freddie Mercury

Gainesville Sun  online

2018-11-14

In the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” there’s a scene in which a family member scolds Mercury.

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Freddie Mercury’s family faith: The ancient religion of Zoroastrianism

The Conversation  online

2018-11-03

In the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” there’s a scene in which a family member scolds Mercury.

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Americans may not know it, but they’ve long been embracing Hindu philosophy

Quartz  online

2018-02-06

Last week marked the death anniversary of Mahesh Yogi, the Indian guru who brought transcendental meditation to the West in the sixties and became a spiritual teacher to The Beatles, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and countless other celebrities.

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Media

Publications:

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Videos:

Goddess Talk with Vasudha Narayanan Vasudha Narayanan: The Path of Bhakti Part 1 Religion, Faith, and the Enviroment - Vasudha Narayanan Paradoxology: the Art of Praising the Deity Interreligious Responses to Laudato Si: How Laudato Si Resonates among Religious Traditions

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Languages (1)

  • English