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The Window Opens in Mannarkat: A Vision of Mary in a Syrian Christian Church of Kerala

Paul Younger

in Playing Host to Deity: Festival Religion in the South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140446
eISBN:
9780199834907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140443.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The well‐known festival of the Jacobite Syrian Church in Mannarkat in the center of Kerala is clear evidence that festival activity was part of the religious system for all South Indians. This Syrian ... More


Monks and Kings Intervene: The Kandy Perahara in Central Śrī Lanka

Paul Younger

in Playing Host to Deity: Festival Religion in the South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140446
eISBN:
9780199834907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140443.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The festival in Kandy in the highlands of central Sri Lanka is unusual because in the eighteenth century, an older festival tradition was transformed by an order of the emperor Krti or Rajasimha to ... More


Migration

Chad E. Seales

in The Secular Spectacle: Performing Religion in a Southern Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199860289
eISBN:
9780199351909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860289.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 includes a description of the arrival of Latino migrants in Siler City at the end of the twentieth century, emphasizing the public response to the religious performances of Good Friday ... More


Historical Background

Andreas Rieck

in The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190240967
eISBN:
9780190492113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240967.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Following waves of Sunni Muslim conquest in the Indian subcontinent, Shi’ism has spread there mainly due to the influence of Sufism and Persian culture. Since the eighteenth century regular Shia ... More


Shias in Pakistan Until 1958

Andreas Rieck

in The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190240967
eISBN:
9780190492113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240967.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After 1947 Shi‘ism in West Pakistan was strengthened by the influx of Shia refugees and migrants from India, most of whom settled in the Punjab and Karachi. In 1948 two rivaling Shia communal ... More


The Ayub Khan Era, 1958–1968

Andreas Rieck

in The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190240967
eISBN:
9780190492113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240967.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The secularist orientation of Ayub Khan, Pakistan’s first military ruler, was initially welcomed by many Shias. But after the worst anti-Shia violence in Pakistan so far took place in Muharram in ... More


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