Pierced By Murugan\'s Lance: Ritual, Power, And Moral Redemption Among Malaysian Hindus

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Pierced by Murugan's Lance: Ritual, Power, and Moral Redemption among Malaysian Hindus

An analysis of the Thaipusam festival of the Hindu Tamils of Malaysia and the vows they make to the god Murugan. It explores the meaning of vow fulfilment as reflected in social, economic and political divisions in the Tamil community, and the practice of ritual as a form of symbolic action.

Specifications of Pierced by Murugan's Lance: Ritual, Power, and Moral Redemption among Malaysian Hindus

GENERAL
AuthorElizabeth Fuller Collins
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100875805744
ISBN-139780875805740
PublisherNorthern Illinois University Press
Number Of Pages254
Publication Date1997-10-01
DIMENSIONS
Height9 inch.
Length6 inch.
Width0.8 inch.
Weight0.84 pounds.

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