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Bali, sekala & niskala : essays on religion, ritual, and art

Author: Fred B Eiseman, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Tuttle Publishing, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Bali, what you see--sekala--is a colorful world of ceremony, ritual, dance, and drama. What you don't see--niskala--is the doctrine underlying the pageants, the code underlying the rites, and the magic underlying the dance. Bali: Sekala & Niskala explores both tangibles and intangibles in the realm of Balinese religion, ritual and performing arts. "The best book on Bali for the serious visitor ... ". "Has the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eiseman, Fred.
Bali: Sekala & Niskala.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred B Eiseman, Jr.
ISBN: 9781462900923 1462900925
OCLC Number: 754582294
Description: 1 online resource (394 pages)
Contents: Introduction; PART I: Religion in Bali; PART II: Ritual and Magic; PART III: Anniversaries and Temples; PART IV: The Performing Arts; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Fred B. Eiseman.

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In Bali, what you see--sekala--is a colorful world of ceremony, ritual, dance, and drama. What you don't see--niskala--is the doctrine underlying the pageants, the code underlying the rites, and the magic underlying the dance. Bali: Sekala & Niskala explores both tangibles and intangibles in the realm of Balinese religion, ritual and performing arts. "The best book on Bali for the serious visitor ... ". "Has the freshness of personal experience."--Dr. Hildred Geertz, author of Kinship in Bali and professor of anthropology at Princeton University. "The editor can cheerfully recommend this book, which.

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