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Dr. Borayin Larios
Borayin Larios
Larios, B. (2022). “This is my Shirdi”: Street-shrines and Sai Baba’s Popular Omnipresence. In S. Srinivas, N. Jeychandran, & A. Roberts (Eds.), Devotional Spaces of a Global Saint: Shirdi Sai Baba's Presence (1 ed.). Routledge, Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003229902



Larios, B. (Interviewee), & Gerety, F. (Author). (2021). Third Episode: Hindu Street Shrines. Multimedia output, Brown University.

Larios, B., & Singleton, M. (2020). The Scholar-Practitioner of Yoga in the Western Academy. In S. Newcombe, & K. O`Brien-Kop (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Yoga and Meditation Studies (pp. 37-50). Routledge, Taylor & Francis. https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Yoga-and-Meditation-Studies/Newcombe-OBrien-Kop/p/book/9781138484863#sup







Larios, B. (2017). Elusive Gemstone Mines: the Red Garnet Industry in Contemporary Rajasthan. In A. Hilgner, S. Greiff, & D. Quast (Eds.), Gemstones in the First Millennium AD Mines, Trade, Workshops, and Symbolism (RGZM – TAGUNGEN ed., Vol. 30, pp. 7-19). Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums .


Larios, B. (2016). Trends of standardization and institutionalization in the transmission of the Vedas: Examples from contemporary Maharashtra. In J. E. M. Houben, J. Rotaru, & M. Witzel (Eds.), Vedic Śākhās: Past, Present, Future.: Proceedings of the Fifth International Vedic Workshop, Bucharest 2011. (pp. 597-612). Harvard University Press. Harvard Oriental Series Vol. Opera Minora No. 9


Reiter, N., Hellwig, O., Frank, A., Gossmann, I., Larios, B., Rodrigues, J., & Zeller, B. (2011). Adapting NLP Tools and Frame-Semantic Resources for the Semantic Analysis of Ritual Descriptions. In Language Technology for Cultural Heritage: Selected Papers from the LaTeCH Workshop Series (pp. 171–193). Springer. Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20227-8_10

Holy Birthdays and Sharing of Streets in two Neighborhoods of Old Pune, Maharashtra

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

22 Nov 202225 Nov 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Tuning the body with healing sounds and potent vibrations – Mantras in Mexican Yoghism

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

20 Sep 202222 Sep 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Primordial Lord in the Parking Lot. Layers of Religious Coexistence in Pune, Maharashtra

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

1 Jun 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Eating for the Nation – The Biopolitics of Consumerism in Contemporary India

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

31 May 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Textuality, Performativity, and Materiality: The case of Gaṇeśa from the Brahmin's Mouth to the Streets

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

17 Dec 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Labels and Boxes - The Category of the Scholar-Practitioner in Yoga Studies

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

15 Dec 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Divine Thief and the Solidification of Dairy: Kṛṣṇa’s Butterball in Mahabalipuram

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

9 Dec 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Manifesting Divinity in the Everyday – Pune’s Wayside Shrines

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

28 Jul 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Hinduismus versus Hindutva. Indien im Griff der Hindu-Nationalisten?

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

18 May 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Ikade - Tikade : Omnipresent Sacredness. The wayside Shrines of Pune

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

19 Feb 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Rhythms of Everyday Religion: Sharing Space in a Neighborhood of Old Pune

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

12 Jan 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Übergange oraler Traditionen in die Schriften der Hinduwelt – Hindunationalismus und die religionsplurale Gesellschaft

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

12 Jan 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Textualität, Performativität und Materialität: Wie Gaṇeśa vom Mund des Brahmanen in die Straßen kommt

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

15 Dec 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Defiant Religion : Wayside Shrines in Pune

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

21 Feb 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


When Sacred Sound is Worthy of Worship - Songs for the Vedas in the Tradition of Guru Gaṅgeśvarānand Mahārāj (1881-1992)

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

17 Jan 202018 Jan 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Yoga Scholar-Practitioner

Borayin Larios (Invited speaker) & Mark Singleton (Invited speaker)

28 Mar 201929 Mar 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Rhythms of Everyday Religion: Sharing Space in a Neighborhood of Old Pune

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

22 Mar 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Rebirth, Reform, Revivalism – The Game of Tropes in 19th century Maharashtra

Borayin Larios (Speaker)

10 Apr 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


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