Playing God

Playing God

Belief and Ritual in the Muttappan Cult of North Malabar

eBook - 2010
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Playing God analyses the mythology and ritual praxis of the Muttappan cult and examines attempts to integrate the cult into a wider Hinduism by enunciating a new hermeneutic of the legend and rituals based on the Hindu Advaitic tradition. The book also discussed how the Teyyam ritual contrasts significantly with rituals and worship in Brahminical Hinduism.
Publisher: London ; Oakville, Conn. : Equinox Pub. Ltd., 2010.
ISBN: 9781845535254
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 105 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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