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Religion and modernity in the Himalaya

Author: Megan Adamson Sijapati; Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. ©2016
Series: Routledge contemporary South Asia series, 106.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Adamson Sijapati; Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz
ISBN: 9780415723398 0415723396
OCLC Number: 946056670
Description: xviii, 191 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1. Modern Religiosities, Religious Modernities: Views from the Himalaya Megan Adamson Sijapati Part I: Space, Place, and Material Modernities 2. In the Mountains of Radical Juxtaposition: Kedarnath at the Beginning of a New Millennium Luke Whitmore 3. T-Pop and the Lama: Buddhist "Rites Out of Place" in Tibetan Monastery-Produced VCDs Holly Gayley 4. Pocketing the Himalaya: Sacred Souvenirs of the Char Dham Pilgrimage Andrea Pinkney Part II: Gods and Place: Migration, Deities, and Identities 5. From Text to Internet, Aniconic to Statuesque: Modern Textual and Performative Innovations in a Nepali Goddess Tradition Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz 6. Adulterous Dotiyal or Protector of the Oppressed? Modernity and the Reframing of Ganganath's itihas in Uttarakhand Radhika Govindrajan Part III: Education, Governance, Official Discourses and Religion 7. Redefining Monastic Education: The Case of Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery in the Kathmandu Valley Nadine Plachta 8. Schooling Virtue: Education for "Spiritual Development" in Northern Pakistan Katherine J.L. Miller 9. At the Boundary of Modernity: Religion, Technocracy, and Waste Management in Bhutan Elizabeth Allison
Series Title: Routledge contemporary South Asia series, 106.
Responsibility: edited by Megan Adamson Sijapati and Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz.
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