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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1998)

Document title

Dancing in the fire : ritually constructing Hindu identity in a Malaysian landscape

published at : South Asian sacred places. Special issue

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

PROROK C. ;

Abstract

A. investigates the form and function of Hindu temples in a diasporic Hindu community, the state of Pulau Pinang, an island off the nortwest coast of Malaysia. There local communities contest and recapture their Hinduism through the renovations of temples and an annual festival that draws on little tradition ritual performance such as fire-walking and on the Sanskritized temple. - (SLD)

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Journal of cultural geography / ISSN 0887-3631

Editor : ETATS-UNIS

Millesime : 1998, vol. 17, no 2 [pp. 89-114]

Bibliographic references : 31 ref.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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