Publications

Altruism in Classical Hinduism,” in Altruism in the World Religions, eds. Jacob
          Neusner and Bruce Chilton (Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2005).  Pp.
          159-178.

Images: Veneration of Images,” in Encyclopedia of Religion (2nd edition), ed.
         Lindsay Jones (Detroit: Thompson Gale, 2005).  Vol. 7, pp. 4379-4388.

The Cultural Background of Hindutva,” in India Briefing: Takeoff at Last? eds. Alyssa
         Ayres and Philip Oldenburg (Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2005).  Pp. 107-139.

Iconoclasm in the Era of Strong Religion,Material Religion 1, 2 (2005): 261-267.

A Muslim Princess in the Temples of Visnu,International Journal of Hindu
          Studies
8, 1-3 (2004): 137-156.

Devotional Aesthetics and Temple Icons,Journal of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai
          79 (2004): 45-62.

Book review: Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India, by James W. Laine, In Journal of
          the American Academy of Religion
72, 4 (2004): 1045-50.

 “Chola Bronzes in Procession,” in The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes
          from South India
, ed. Vidya Dehejia (New York: American Federation of Arts,
          2002).  Pp. 46-63.

 “Hudson Rethinks Bhagavata Thoughts,Journal of Vaishnava Studies 11, 1 (2002):
          27-44.

Sadyojyoti’s Tattvatraya Nirnaya,Journal of Oriental Research (Dr. S. S. Janaki
          Commemoration Volume) 68-70 (2000): 191-206.

Praises of the Drunken Peacocks,” in Tantra in Practice, ed. David White (Princeton:
          Princeton University Press, 2000).

"Introduction: Miracles as Social Acts," Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian
          Religious Traditions
(Boulder: Westview Press, 1998)

"The Iconography of Ram's Chariot,” in Contesting the Nation: Religion, Community
          and the Politics of Democracy in India
, ed. David Ludden (Philadelphia: University of
          Pennsylvania Press. 1996).  Pp. 27-54.

A Brief History of Religions in India,” in Religions of India in Practice, ed. Donald S.
          Lopez, Jr. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995).  Pp. 3-52.

The Origin of Linga Worship,” in Religions of India in Practice, ed. Donald S. Lopez,
          Jr. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995).  Pp. 637-48.

Trophies of War: The Case of the Calukya Intruder,” in Perceptions of South Asia's
          Visual Past
, ed. Catherine B. Asher and Thomas R. Metcalf (Delhi: American
          Institute of Indian Studies, 1994).  Pp. 161-77. 

Aghorasiva's Background,Journal of Oriental Research (Dr. S.S. Janaki Felicitation
          Volume) 56-62 (1992): 367-78.