Studying Hinduism in Practice (BOK)

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Drawing on personal experiences of Hinduism on the ground, this book provides a reflective context within which religious practices can be understood and appreciated. It conveys the rich realities of the Hindu tradition and the academic approaches through which they are studied. The chapters cover a wide range of topics, including dance, music, performance, festival traditions, temples, myth, philosophy, women's practices, and divine possession. The engaging narratives are accompanied by contextual discussions and advice on such topics as conducting fieldwork, colonialism, Hindu seasonal celebrations, understanding deities, and aesthetics in Hinduism. All the entries are accompanied by photographs and suggestions for further reading.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
ROUTLEDGE
ISBN 9780415468480 Antall sider 208
Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,5cm Vekt 340 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Hillary Rodrigues
Emner og form Hindu life & practice