Practical Spirituality and Human Development: Circles of Gender Liberation and the Calling of Lokasamgraha

  • Ananta Kumar Giri


Practical spirituality involves continued processes of critique, creativity and transformations in quest for realization of beauty, dignity and dialogues in self, culture, society and the world. One important field where practical spirituality and human development urges us rethink and reconstitute vision and practice of life is the field of gender relations. In this essay, an effort is made to link practical spirituality and human development to multi-dimensional efforts in creating circles of gender liberation and then link it to the vision and practice of upholding our world what is called Lokasamgraha in Indic traditions.


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  • Ananta Kumar Giri
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  1. 1.Madras Institute of Development StudiesChennaiIndia

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