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Author Sax, William Sturman, 1957-

Title God of justice : ritual healing and social justice in the central Himalayas / William S. Sax
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 284 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Summary Based on ten years of ethnographic fieldwork, this text offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of cursing, black magic, and ritual healing in the Central Himalayas of North India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Bhairava (Hindu deity) -- Cult -- India -- Garhwal (Region)
Spiritual healing -- Hinduism
Social justice -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism
Healing -- India -- Garhwal (Region) -- Folklore.
Hinduism -- India -- Garhwal (Region) -- Rituals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199868919 ebook
0199868913 ebook