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The Resource Gods on earth : the management of religious experience and identity in a North Indian pilgrimage centre, Peter van der Veer

Gods on earth : the management of religious experience and identity in a North Indian pilgrimage centre, Peter van der Veer

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Gods on earth : the management of religious experience and identity in a North Indian pilgrimage centre
Title
Gods on earth
Title remainder
the management of religious experience and identity in a North Indian pilgrimage centre
Statement of responsibility
Peter van der Veer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Veer, Peter van der
Dewey number
294.5/61/09542
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1153.7.A93
LC item number
V43 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Monographs on social anthropology / London School of Economics
Series volume
v. 59
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hinduism
  • Hindu priests
  • Ayodhya (Faizabad, India)
Label
Gods on earth : the management of religious experience and identity in a North Indian pilgrimage centre, Peter van der Veer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 296-303
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
I. Ayodhya: time and place. Introduction ; Sarayu and the ghats ; The presence of Ram ; The conjunction of time and place ; Ayodhya in history -- II. Problems and perspectives. The study of meaning ; Hinduism: the orientalist perspective ; The study of pilgrimage centre -- III. Devotion and ascetisicm. Introduction ; Tradition and identity ; Tyagis ; Nagas ; Rasiks ; Conclusion: The Ramanandis, an open category -- IV. The sacred as a profession. Introduction ; The ideal Brahman as an ideological construct ; The formation of professional identities ; Competition and violence ; Conclusion: Values and existence -- 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 -- Glossary
Control code
18166399
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 310 pages
Isbn
9780485195101
Lccn
88019456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1171688
Label
Gods on earth : the management of religious experience and identity in a North Indian pilgrimage centre, Peter van der Veer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 296-303
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Ayodhya: time and place. Introduction ; Sarayu and the ghats ; The presence of Ram ; The conjunction of time and place ; Ayodhya in history -- II. Problems and perspectives. The study of meaning ; Hinduism: the orientalist perspective ; The study of pilgrimage centre -- III. Devotion and ascetisicm. Introduction ; Tradition and identity ; Tyagis ; Nagas ; Rasiks ; Conclusion: The Ramanandis, an open category -- IV. The sacred as a profession. Introduction ; The ideal Brahman as an ideological construct ; The formation of professional identities ; Competition and violence ; Conclusion: Values and existence -- 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 -- Glossary
Control code
18166399
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 310 pages
Isbn
9780485195101
Lccn
88019456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1171688

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