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A Priest's Guide for the Great Festival: Aghorasiva's Mahotsavavidhi

Richard H. Davis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195378528
eISBN:
9780199869640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

With the great processions of the gods, images splendidly adorned in jewelry and flower garlands, who move out of the temples and through the streets of the community, Hindu temple festivals have ... More


Introduction

Richard H. Davis

in A Priest's Guide for the Great Festival: Aghorasiva's Mahotsavavidhi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195378528
eISBN:
9780199869640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378528.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter begins with a description of The Mahotsavavidhi, or “Procedures for the Great Festival,” of the Śaiva preceptor Aghoraśiva, which offers a particularly rich depiction of ... More


The Vīracōḻiyam: Language, Literary Theory, and Religious Community

Anne E. Monius

in Imagining a Place for Buddhism: Literary Culture and Religious Community in Tamil-Speaking South India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139990
eISBN:
9780199834501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139992.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapters and the next turn to the eleventh‐century Vīracōliyam and its commentary, both of which construct a technology or theoretical vision of a multilingual literary culture that is claimed ... More


The Dawn of History in the Deep South

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0022
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The area of cultivable land used by megalithic people was very limited, and they generally did not settle on the plains or lowlands. The southern end of the Indian peninsula situated south of the ... More


Memory in Pieces: Chola Power’s Origin Story and the Quest for Memory in Peru

Javier García Liendo (ed.)

in Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in the Americas and Australasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828019
eISBN:
9781496828002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828019.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Javier Garcia Liendo analyzes how the comic book, La Chola Power, functions as a repository of memory, safeguarding the history of Peru’s violent past as well as redeploying Indigenous epistemologies ... More


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