The Russian Krishnaism: Problem of «Conventionality» in the Modern Culture

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Гуманитарные науки. Humanities & Social Sciences. 2010 3 (1)
Дерягина, Е.Э.; Derуagina, Elena J.
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Дерягина, Е.Э. : Красноярский государственный педагогический университет им. В.П.Астафьева; Россия 660049, г. Красноярск, ул. Ады Лебедевой, 89,; Derуagina, Elena J. : Krasnoyarsk State Teachers Training University n.a. V.P. Astafjev; 89 A.Lebedeva st., Krasnoyarsk, 660049 Russia, e-mail:
religious tradition; untraditional religiosity; ethic values; modernization; transformation; new-age cults

The given article is dedicated to the research of some aspects of the modern Russian Krishnaism (Vashnavism). Its central problem is a study of the question of criteria of «conventionality» and «non-conventionality» in appliance to the mentioned religious movement. Performing a comparative analysis of the ethic aspects of the modern Krishnaism theory and practice in this county, the author comes to a conclusion that the given religion is untraditional as for the Russian history and culture, so for the original Hindu tradition of Vaishnavism.

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