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dc.contributor.advisorLowe, Scott
dc.contributor.authorHestekin, Sarah
dc.descriptionColor poster describing research conducted by Sarah Hestekin, advised by Scott Lowe.en
dc.description.abstractThis project began with a question: How do American followers of Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) construct meaning from following a Hindu female religious leader, in a traditionally male-dominated role? We conducted an extensive review of the scholarship on female religious leaders and Hinduism in America, as well as materials by and about Amma and her Mission, specifically focusing on issues of gender.en
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversity of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUSGZE AS589en
dc.subjectAmritanandamayi, Mata, 1953-en
dc.subjectWomen religious leadersen
dc.subjectHinduism--United Statesen
dc.subjectWomen in Hinduismen
dc.subjectReligious adherents--Sex differencesen
dc.subjectSexism in religionen
dc.titleWhen Guru is God, and Guru is a Woman.en

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