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Title South Asian religions on display : religious processions in South Asia and in the diaspora / edited by Knut A. Jacobsen
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Routledge South Asian religion series
RoutledgeCurzon South Asian religion series.
Contents BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; FIGURES; CONTRIBUTORS; A NOTE ON TRANSLITERATION; INTRODUCTION: RELIGION ON DISPLAY; PART I: PROCESSIONS IN SOUTH ASIA; 1 THE REINVENTION OF TAMIL FUNERAL PROCESSIONS; 2 GETTING IN LINE: The Kumbha Mela festival processions; 3 MAPPING THE MANAGEMENT OF THREATENING GODS AND SOCIAL CONFLICT: A territorial approach to processions in a South Indian village (Tamil Nadu); 4 SPACE, SOUND, AUSPICIOUSNESS, AND PERFORMANCE IN NORTH INDIAN WEDDING PROCESSIONS; 5 PUBLIC DISPLAY, COMMUNAL DEVOTION: Procession at a South Indian Catholic festival
Summary Religious procession is a significant dimension of religion in South Asia. This volume presents current research on this important phenomenon dealing with interpretations of the role of processions, the recent increase in processions and changes in the procession traditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Festivals -- South Asia
Processions -- South Asia
Festivals.
Processions.
RELIGION -- Reference.
Religion.
South Asia -- Religion.
South Asia -- Religious life and customs
South Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacobsen, Knut A., 1956-
ISBN 0203930592
9780203930595