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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 9780367868833 0367868830
OCLC Number: 946056670
Description: xviii, 191 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Modern religiosities, religious modernities : views from the Himalaya / Megan Adamson Sijapati --
In the mountains of radical juxtaposition : Kedarnath at the beginning of a new millennium / Luke Whitmore --
T-Pop and the Lama: Buddhist "rites out of place" in Tibetan monastery-produced VCDs / Holly Gayley --
Pocketing the Himalaya : sacred souvenirs of the Char Dham pilgrimage / Andrea Marion Pinkney --
From text to internet, aniconic to statuesque : modern textual and performative innovations in a Nepali goddess tradition / Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz --
Adulturous Dotiyal or protector of the oppressed? Modernity and the reframing of Ganganath's itihas in Uttarakhand / Radhika Govindrajan --
Redefining monastic education : the case of Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery in the Kathmandu Valley / Nadine Plachta --
Schooling virtue: education for "spiritual development" in Northern Pakistan / Katherine J.L. Miller --
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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"[This book] skillfully addresses the interplay between religion and Himalayan modernity-or rather modernities, since this means different things in different settings." James G. Lochtefeld, Carthage Read more...

 
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