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Patrons, devotees, and goddesses book. Patrons, Devotees and Goddesses: Ritual and Power Among the Tamil Fishermen of Sri Lanka. 8173041830 (ISBN13: 9788173041839).
This book is a study of two Hindu goddess festivals in a Sri Lankan fishing village one dedicated to Bhadra Kali and the other to Droupadi. It presents the relationship between religion and power through its focus on two dimensions of meaning, personal and cosmological. Manohar Publishers and Distributors.
In recent years, Sri Lankan Tamils have fled their homeland as refugees as a result of the ethnic conflict in the country. October 1994 · Journal of the American Oriental Society.
Patrons, Devotees and Goddesses is an empirical study of two Hindu goddess festivals in a Sri Lankan fishing village, one dedicated to Bhadrakali and the other to Draupadi. This book presents the relationship between religion and power through its focus on two dimensions of meaning, personal and cosmological.
Patrons, Devotees and Goddesses: Ritual and Power among the Tamil Fishermen of Sri Lanka. Tamil Hindu and Sinhalese Buddhist pilgrims gather each year at Sri Lanka's most important polyethnic shrine, Kataragama, where they worship the deity Skanda (or Murukan). The remarkable tone of ecumenism and tolerance there stands in clear contrast to the mutual mistrust which has recently characterized Tamil-Sinhalese interaction in other social institutions. Does Kataragama help to quell mistrust and to create a bond of common identity between Hindus and Buddhists?
Patrons, Devotees and Goddesses: Ritual and Power Among the Tamil Fishermen of Sri Lanka. London: South Asia Books. Wilson, A. J. (2000). Sri Lanka Tamil Nationalism: Its Origins and Development in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.
Patrons, devotees and goddesses. ritual and power among the Tamil fishermen of Sri Lanka. Fishers, Religion, Religious life and customs, Tamil (Indic people).
Tanaka, Masakazu 1991 Patrons, Devotees and Goddesses. Thaninayagam, X. 1966 Landscape and Poetry. This incident triggered a pogrom against Tamils and Indians living in the south-central parts of Sri Lanka and in turn exponentially strengthened the hand of all the militant armed groups. Jeyaraj 2007; T. Sabaratnam 2003, vol 1, chaps. 31 & 37; Schalk 2003:400-01 and Narayan Swamy 2003:77-78.
1997 Ritual and Power among the Tamil Fishermen of Sri Lanka. In . anaka (e. Goddess: Gender, Sexuality and Religion in South Asia. In Masakazu Tanaka and Musashi Tachikawa ed. Living with Sakti: Gender, Sexuality and Religion in South Asia. 1999 The Navaratri Festival in Chidambaram, South India. 1998 Defying blessings of the goddess and the community: Disputes over sati (widow burning) in contemporary IndiaIn M. Tanaka (e.