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Daniel Gold

South Asian Religions

(Ph.D., U. of Chicago Divinity School)

372 Rockefeller Hall
(607) 255-1339

Areas of interest: South Asian religions; North Indian devotional traditions; modern Indian religious movements.


  • Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations, University of California Press, 2003

  • "The Sufi Shrines of Gwalior City: Communal Sensibilities and the Accessible Exotic under Hindu Rule," Journal of Asian Studies 64:127-50 (February, 2005)

  • "Living Above Hippopotamus Street: Religion and Community in Working Class M.P." in Ancient to Modern: Religion, Power, and Community in India, ed. Ishita Banerjee-Dube and Saurah Dube (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2008).

  • "Internal Diasporas, Caste Organizations, and Community Identities: Maharashtrians and Sindhis in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh." International Journal of Hindu Studies 11, no. 2 (2007): 171-90.

  • "On the Aesthetics of Interpreting Religious Life" Rever [Revista de Estudos da Religiao] Year 5, Issue 4 (2005), pp. 1-6.


  • Asian 2277: Meditation in Indian Culture
  • Asian 3348: Indian Devotional Poetry
  • Asian 3351: Indian Religious Worlds
  • Asian 4436: Topics in Indian Film
  • Asian 4460: Indian Meditation Texts
  • Related Links:

  • Ph.D. in Asian Religions at Cornell University
  • Religious Studies Program at Cornell University
  • South Asia Program at Cornell University

  • Updated 02/09/2009