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Hinduism: Past and Present

Axel Michaels - Religion - 2004 - 429 pages
Hinduism is currently followed by one-fifth of humankind. Far from a monolithic theistic tradition, the religion comprises thousands of gods, a complex caste system, and ...
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Siva in Trouble: Festivals and Rituals at the Pasupatinatha Temple of Deopatan

Axel Michaels - History - 2008 - 285 pages
This book deals with festivals and rituals at the Nepalese Pasupatnatha Temple located in Deopatan, the City of (all) Gods, and the Pasupatiksetra, the Field of Pasupati.
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An Introduction to Hinduism

Gavin D. Flood - Religion - 1996 - 341 pages
This book provides a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, the religion of the majority of people in India. Dr. Flood traces the development of Hindu ...
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Transformations in Sacrificial Practices: From Antiquity to Modern Times ...

Eftychia Stavrianopoulou, Axel Michaels, Claus Ambos - Social Science - 2008 - 310 pages
The main thrust of the contributions in this volume run counter to the notion of a universally applicable theory of sacrifice, and rather aimed at investigating transformations ...
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Bel-Frucht und Lendentuch: Mädchen und Jungen in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Niels Gutschow, Axel Michaels - Religion - 2008 - 307 pages
The authors - an architectural historian (Niels Gutschow) and an indologist (Axel Michaels) - are presenting the second part of a trilogy of studies of life-cycle rituals in ...
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