Naga Cults and Traditions in the Western Himalaya

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Indus Publishing, 2004 - Himalaya Mountains Region - 367 pages
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A Detailed And Comprehensive Study On Snake Cults And Traditions In Western Himalayas-Traces The Genesis Of Snake Cults Among Pre-Historic Committies Of North Indian Mainland-How It Spread To Western Himalayas. 8 Chapters-4 Appendices-Bibliography-Index-75 Illustrations Mainly In Colour With Some In Black And White.
 

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The book explains why there is a big difference in tradational cultures of different regions of Western Himalayas. Its a good research work on Dev Sanskriti of Himachal Pradesh.

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Superb work compiled O.C. ji.I being a researcher and keen knowledge gainer of such topics had never thought that our folk and traditional 'Dev Sanskriti' can be authored in such a manner.Thanks a lot but I think more researches should have been done on MAHASU cult.Thank you.
Chiraag Jyoti Majta,
Shimla.
 

Contents

Preface
7
SocioCultural Scenario
36
Genesis of Naga Cult in the Western Himalaya
80
Naga as the Master of the Subterranean
107
Naga as the Lord of Weather
140
Naga as the Terrific God
206
Naga as the Patron God
285
The Anthropomorphized Hero
317
Appendices
336
List of the Mahun Naga Temples
350
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