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Hindu worship, rites & ceremonies books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Hindu worship, rites & ceremonies category. Presented with a red border are the Hindu worship, rites & ceremonies books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Tirumala Sacred Foods of God by Kota Neelima Tirumala Sacred Foods of God

Detailed examination of the ritual of offering food to the Lord Venkateshwara manifestation of Lord Vishnu.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

Hindu Images and Their Worship with Special Reference to Vaisnavism A Philosophical-Theological Inquiry by Julius J. Lipner Hindu Images and Their Worship with Special Reference to Vaisnavism A Philosophical-Theological Inquiry

Hinduism comprises perhaps the major cluster of religio-cultural traditions of India, and it can play a valuable role in helping us understand the nature of religion and human responses to life. Hindu image-worship lies at the core of what counts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2017

Uprising of the Fools Pilgrimage as Moral Protest in Contemporary India by Vikash Singh Uprising of the Fools Pilgrimage as Moral Protest in Contemporary India

The Kanwar is India's largest annual religious pilgrimage. Millions of participants gather sacred water from the Ganga and carry it across hundreds of miles to dispense as offerings in Siva shrines. These devotees-called bhola, gullible or fools, and seen as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

Uprising of the Fools Pilgrimage as Moral Protest in Contemporary India by Vikash Singh Uprising of the Fools Pilgrimage as Moral Protest in Contemporary India

The Kanwar is India's largest annual religious pilgrimage. Millions of participants gather sacred water from the Ganga and carry it across hundreds of miles to dispense as offerings in Siva shrines. These devotees-called bhola, gullible or fools, and seen as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

Bali, Ancient Rites in the Digital Age by Diana Darling, Ida Bagus Putra Adnyana Bali, Ancient Rites in the Digital Age
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Bali: Ancient Rites in the Digital Age is a personal portfolio of work by the photographer Ida Bagus Putra Adnyana; offering a close view of rituals that few people have seen, often in remote villages of the island.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2016

Hindu Manners, Customs & Ceremon by Abbe J. A. Dubois Hindu Manners, Customs & Ceremon

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2016

Dancing Bodies of Devotion Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam by Katherine C. Zubko Dancing Bodies of Devotion Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam

This ethnography examines how contemporary dancers of Bharata Natyam, a traditionally Hindu storytelling dance form, embody Buddhist, Muslim, Christian and Jain narratives. These dancers choreographically adapt various religious identities and ideas in order to emphasize pluralistic cultural and ethical dimensions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2016

Homo Ritualis Hindu Ritual and Its Significance to Ritual Theory by Axel (Professor of Classical Indology, University of Heidelberg) Michaels Homo Ritualis Hindu Ritual and Its Significance to Ritual Theory
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Homo Ritualis describes and analyzes various forms of Hindu rituals and examines conceptual components such as framing, formality modality and theories of meaning. The first book to present a Hindu theory of rituals, it asks how indigenous terms and notions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/12/2015

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Homo Ritualis Hindu Ritual and Its Significance to Ritual Theory by Axel (Professor of Classical Indology, University of Heidelberg) Michaels Homo Ritualis Hindu Ritual and Its Significance to Ritual Theory
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Homo Ritualis describes and analyzes various forms of Hindu rituals and examines conceptual components such as framing, formality modality and theories of meaning. The first book to present a Hindu theory of rituals, it asks how indigenous terms and notions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/12/2015

Bhagvat Gita, Song of God Gospel of Perfection by Dr Roopnarine Singh MD Frcpc Bhagvat Gita, Song of God Gospel of Perfection


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 17/11/2015

Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition Salvific Space by Prof Dr Knut A. Jacobsen Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition Salvific Space

Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2015

Kumbh Mela, January 2013 Mapping the Ephemeral Mega City by Rahul Mehrotra Kumbh Mela, January 2013 Mapping the Ephemeral Mega City


Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2015

Hindu Ritual at the Margins Innovations, Transformations, Reconsiderations by Linda Penkower Hindu Ritual at the Margins Innovations, Transformations, Reconsiderations

Based on presentations at a conference called Ritualizing in, on, and across the Boundaries of the Indian Subcontinent in honor of Fred W. Clothey on the occasion of his retirement and held at the University of Pittsburgh in March 2006.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2014

Dancing Bodies of Devotion Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam by Katherine C. Zubko Dancing Bodies of Devotion Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam

This ethnography examines how contemporary dancers of Bharata Natyam, a traditionally Hindu storytelling dance form, embody Buddhist, Muslim, Christian and Jain narratives. These dancers choreographically adapt various religious identities and ideas in order to emphasize pluralistic cultural and ethical dimensions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2014

In Praise of Adya Kali Approaching the Primordial Dark Goddess Through the Song of Her Hundred Names by ADITI DEVI In Praise of Adya Kali Approaching the Primordial Dark Goddess Through the Song of Her Hundred Names


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2014

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