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Gods on Earth
The Management of Religious Experience and Identity in a North Indian Pilgrimage Centre





ISBN 9780367716882
Published March 31, 2021 by Routledge
310 Pages

 
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A detailed historical anthropology of Ayodhya, which argues that religious values CAN reflect political and economic processes.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements, Note on transliteration, Maps, Preface, I: Ayodhya: Time and Place, II: Problems and Perspectives, III: Devotion and Ascetisicm, IV: The sacred as a profession, V: Conclusion, Appendix 1: Kanak Bhavan, an example of a temple built by a raja, Appendix 2: Caste temples, Appendix 3: Rules and regulations of Hanumangarhi, Notes, Bibliography, Glossary, Index

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Peter van der Veer