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This book provides a holistic description of Hinduism, showing how different types of Hinduism form a "total" or systematic cosmology and repeat crucial values through different symbols. Looking at Tamil religious practices, Isabelle Nabokov reveals that Tamil religion is primarily concerned with transformations of identity and subjectivity, both in this world and in the hereafter.

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In this comprehensive analysis of South Indian village Hinduism, Isabelle Nabokov shows that a wide spectrum of Tamil rituals effects transformations of identity through similar processual and symbolic operations. She reveals that such operations may lead participants to adopt personalities which are at odds with themselves.

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ISBN:
9780195113655
Subtitle:
An Ethnography of Tamil Rituals
Author:
Nabokov, Isabelle
Author:
null, Isabelle
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford England
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Rites and ceremonies
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Theology | Hinduism
Subject:
Religion and Theology | Hinduism
Subject:
Spirit possession
Subject:
Tamil Nadu (India) -
Subject:
Hinduism - India - Tamil Nadu -
Subject:
Religion & Theology | Hinduism
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Hinduism-General
Series Volume:
100-844
Publication Date:
20000921
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 illus.
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.900 x 5.800 in 0.750 lb

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