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Words and deeds: Hindu and Buddhist rituals in South Asia

Words and deeds: Hindu and Buddhist rituals in South Asia

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Published by Harrassowitz Verlag in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative Religion,
  • OUR Brockhaus selection

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEthno-indology -- 1
    ContributionsHrsg.: Gengnagel, J org
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22714497M
    ISBN 103447051523

    Buddhism and Hinduism are two of the world’s most influential and greatest religions. Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of the awakened one (Abrams), and Hinduism is the oldest of the world’s greatest religions (Rice). Both of these religions arose in South Asia, thus they share. Tonsure (/ ˈ t ɒ n ʃ ər /) is the practice of cutting or shaving some or all of the hair on the scalp as a sign of religious devotion or humility. The term originates from the Latin word tōnsūra (meaning "clipping" or "shearing") and referred to a specific practice in medieval Catholicism, abandoned by papal order in Tonsure can also refer to the secular practice of shaving all or.

    Related WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1. religious ritual - a ceremony having religious meaning religious ceremony ceremony - the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion; "an inaugural ceremony" love feast, agape - a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship religious rite, rite - an established ceremony prescribed by a religion; "the rite of. Hinduism and the caste system would both emerge from the Aryan culture. South Asia was conquered by a number of different empires, each leaving an impact on the cultural landscape. The Maurya Empire stretched across the Himalaya and Karakoram mountain ranges, extending into most of South Asia by BCE followed by a number of different dynasties.

    No specific founder or book about the belief system. Is the belief that everything has a spirit around them including: plants, rocks, mountains and animals. Shinto created a link between people and nature. Among these religions, Buddhism and Hinduism are one of the two most influential religions with a philosophical element in them. Both of the religions are closely related to each other and hence originated from South Asia.


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Words and Deeds is a collection of articles on rituals in South Asia with a special focus on their texts and context. The volume presupposes that a comprehensive definition of "ritual" does not : Paperback. Words and Deeds: Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia. Words and Deeds.: Words and Deeds is a collection of articles on rituals in South Asia with a special focus on their texts and context.

The volume presupposes that a comprehensive definition of "ritual" does not exist. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Words and deeds: Hindu and Buddhist rituals in South Asia. Request This. Title Words and deeds: Hindu and Buddhist rituals in South Asia / edited by Jörg Gengnagel, Ute Hüsken and Srilata Raman. Format Book Published Hinduism--South Asia--Rituals. Buddhism--South Asia--Rituals. South Asia--Religious life and customs.

ISBN. Words and Deeds Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia Edited by Jörg Gengnagel, Ute Hüsken and Srilata Raman The present volume brings together a collection of articles on rituals in South Asia with a special focus on what is said about rituals and how they are done.

to Religions of the Book and to Indology as a discipline. Gengnagel, Jörg, Ute Hüsken, and Srilata Raman (Eds), Words and Deeds. Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia in Indo-Iranian Journal.

Author: Greg Bailey. View More View Less. of Continental South-East Asia, Languages and Linguistics, South Asia, Asian Studies Author: Greg Bailey. Culture, ISBNp Jörg Gengnagel and Ute Hüsken (), Words and Deeds: Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia, Otto Harrassowitz Verlag Pellevoisin ( words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article.

1st Edition Published on Febru by Routledge This book explores the ethical and social implications of unilateral gifts of esteem, offering a percept Theories of the Gift in South Asia: Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Reflecti.

"The Transformation of the Monastic Ordination (pravrajyā) into a Rite of Passage in Newar Buddhism." In Words and Deeds: Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia.

(Ethno-Indology 1). Edited by Jörg Gengnagel, Ute Hüsken and Srilata Raman. Samāśrayaṇa as Ritual and Non-Ritual in Śrīvaiṣṇavism. In Jörg Genganagel, Ute Hüsken and Srilata Raman (Eds.), Words and Deeds.

Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia. Vienna:Harrasowitz. Tiruvayppadi: The Tamil Gokula in Vaishnavite Devotional Literature. In Harsha Dehejia (ed), The RomanticFile Size: KB.

Gengnagel, Jörg, Ute Hüsken, and Srilata Raman (Eds), Words and Deeds. Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia Academic Article View record in Web of Science ®. Hinduism - Hinduism - The spread of Hinduism in Southeast Asia and the Pacific: Hinduism and Buddhism exerted an enormous influence on the civilizations of Southeast Asia and contributed greatly to the development of a written tradition in that area.

About the beginning of the Common Era, Indian merchants may have settled there, bringing Brahmans and Buddhist monks with them. Drawing on original fieldwork, this book develops a fresh methodological approach to the study of indigenous understandings of disease as possession, and looks at healing rituals in different South Asian cultural contexts.

Contributors discuss the meaning of 'disease', 'possession' and 'healing' in relation to South Asian religions, including Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Sikhism, and how.

About. Professor Srilata Raman completed her BA in New Delhi, India, her MPhil at Oxford University, and PhD in Tübingen, Germany. She is the author of Self-Surrender (Prapatti) to God in Srīvaiṣṇavism.

Tamil Cats and Sanskrit Monkeys (), and Words and Deeds: Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia (). Curriculum Vitae. Pumsavana (Sanskrit: पुंसवन, Puṁsavana) (literally: quickening the fetus, or engendering a male or female issue) is the second of the 16 saṃskāras (sacraments, rite of passage) in ancient texts of Hinduism.

The rite of passage is celebrated in the third or fourth month of pregnancy, typically after the pregnancy begins to show but before the baby begins to move in the womb.

Raman (eds), Words and Deeds: Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, ), pp. – 3See Todd T. Lewis, ‘A Modern Guide for Mahayana Buddhist Life-Cycle Rites: The Nepal Jana Jıvan Kriya Paddhati’, in Indo-Iranian Journal, Vol.

37, no. 1 (), pp. 1–46; and David Gellner, Monk, Householder, andFile Size: 1MB. Today, there are an estimated million Buddhists in the world. Buddhism is the dominant religion in the countries of mainland Southeast Asia and has a strong presence in East Asia. In South Asia, however, although it is of considerable historical importance, Buddhism has relatively few followers.

Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia [Heidelberg Studies in South Asian Rituals ] (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag,), pp., ISBN /. is is the first volume of a new series arising out of a DFG funded project on South Asian rituals, institutionally centred in Heidelberg : Bailey, Greg.

Due to ritual traditions preserved in normative texts from Vedic times until the present, but also due to its great variety of local and regional practices, South Asia offers a vast richness of textual and ethnographic material on Hindu rituals.

Since the Hindu gods are not always present at fixed places, they have to be invoked and addressed. Theory and Practice.

Religion and Violence in South Asia. is designed to look beyond the stereotypical images and idealized portrayals of the peaceful South Asian religious traditions (especially Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Sufi), which can occlude their own violent histories and to analyze the diverse attitudes towards, and manifestations of Cited by:.

Indian culture is full of several unique customs and traditions, which outsiders might find intriguing. Most of these originate from the Ancient Indian scriptures and texts, which have dictated the way of life in India for thousands of years.

Here are 11 fascinating Indian traditions and customs. Greetings; Religious Customs; Festivals of India.Good deeds eventually bear good consequences;bad deeds ripen into evil consequences "Hinduism" the amalgam of spiritual traditions originating in South Asia and is the third largest religion today.Hindu Marriage Act.

India’s Hindu Marriage Act addresses the issues of marrying outside of one’s religion or caste. The act proclaims that all Jains, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Hindus of any sect, creed, or caste level are considered as Hindus and can intermarry.