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Author Das, Veena.

Title Structure and cognition : aspects of Hindu caste and ritual / Veena Das
Edition Third edition
Published New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Summary Sociological analysis of Hindu caste & ritual has primarily been confined to the empirical study of local communities. In this work the author adds a new dimension by basing her data on an examination of selected myths in Puranic & Sutra literature, in particular the Dharmaranya Purana & the Grihya Sutra
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on Aug. 15, 2012)
Subject Gr̥hyasutras -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Puranas. Dharmaranya Purana -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Caste -- India.
Hinduism -- Rituals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199081172 ebook