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Servants of the Goddess: The Priests of a South Indian Temple

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 264 Seiten
Drawing upon his extensive field research, Dr Fuller discusses the role of the priests in the Minaksi Temple and their place in th... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Drawing upon his extensive field research, Dr Fuller discusses the role of the priests in the Minaksi Temple and their place in the wider society.

Inhalt

List of illustrations; List of tables; Preface; Notes on transliteration, references and Indian currency; Glossary; Key to maps 2 and 3; 1. Minaksi, Sundaresvara and their Temple in Madurai; 2. The priests and hierarchy within the Temple; 3. The relative inferiority of the Brahman temple priest; 4. Kingship, the law and the priests' rights and duties; 5. The government and the Temple; 6. The gamas and temple reform; 7. Conclusion; Appendices; Notes; References; List of cases; Index.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Servants of the Goddess: The Priests of a South Indian Temple
Untertitel: The Priests of a South Indian Temple
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EAN: 9780521040099
ISBN: 978-0-521-04009-9
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Soziologie
Anzahl Seiten: 264
Gewicht: 390g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T15mm
Jahr: 2009
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