Department of Religion

  • Portrait
  • Professor
  • Areas of Specialization: Religions of India
  • Office: 64 College Ave, Office 202
  • Email:
  • Phone: 848-932-3289 / 9641
  • Fax: 732-932-1271
  • Education: Ph.D., M.Phil, B.A. Columbia University Manchester University
  • Postal Address: 64 College Ave New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525


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A Brief Video About My Work

Dasti and
Bryant Editors)
Free Will, Agency,
and Selfhood in
Indian Philosophy
(Oxford University
The Yoga Sutras of
Patanjali (North Point
Press, 2009)
(Editor) Krishna: A
Sourcebook (Oxford
Univ. Press, 2007)
(Bryant and Patton
Editors) The Indo-
Aryan Controversy
Evidence and Inference
in Indian History
(Routledge, 2005)
(Bryant and Ekstrand Editors)
The Hare Krishna Movement:
The Post-Charismatic Fate of
a Religious Transplant (Columbia
Univ. Press, 2004)
Krishna: The Beautiful
Legend of God (Penguin
Books, 2003)
The Quest for the
Origins of Vedic Culture:
Indo-Aryan Migration
Debate (OUP, 2001)

Bhakti Yoga: Tales and
Teachings from the Bhagavata
Purana (North Point Press,


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