Sanskrit and Tamil intellectual formations in South India from pre-colonial times to modernity
Tamil Śaiva Siddhānta
Religion, Colonialism and Sainthood
Modern Tamil and Dalit Literature
Bhakti and Hagiography
Professor Srilata Raman completed her BA in New Delhi, India, her MPhil at Oxford University, and PhD in Tübingen, Germany. She is the author of Self-Surrender (Prapatti) to God in Srīvaiṣṇavism: Tamil Cats and Sanskrit Monkeys (2007), The Transformation of Tamil Religion: Ramalinga Swamigal and Modern Dravidian Sainthood (2022) and the co-editor of Words and Deeds: Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia (2005) and Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (2020).