Homo Ritualis: Hindu Ritual and Its Significance for Ritual Theory

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"Are the richness and diversity of rituals and celebrations in South Asia unique? Can we speak of a homo ritualis when it comes to India or Hinduism? Are Indians or Hindus more involved in rituals than other people? If so, what makes them special? Homo Ritualis is the first book to present a Hindu theory of rituals. Based on extensive textual studies and field-work in Nepal and India, Axel Michaels argues that ritual is a distinctive way of acting, which, as in the theater, can be distinguished from other forms of action. ...

Homo Ritualis: Hindu Ritual and Its Significance for Ritual Theory 2015, Oxford University Press, USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780190262631

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Homo Ritualis: Hindu Ritual and Its Significance for Ritual Theory 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190262624

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