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Pastoral deities in western India

GuМ€nther-Dietz Sontheimer

Pastoral deities in western India

by GuМ€nther-Dietz Sontheimer

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementGünther-Dietz Sontheimer ; translated by Anne Feldhaus.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
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Open LibraryOL21163995M
ISBN 100195055004

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Pastoral Deities in Western India David Shulman, Günther-Dietz Sontheimer, Anne Feldhaus & Gunther-Dietz Sontheimer Journal of the American Oriental Society (2) ()Cited by: Pastoral Deities in Western India (Oxford India Paperbacks) (Reprint Edition) by Guenther (Gunther)-Dietz (Translated By Anne Feldhaus) Pastoral deities in western India book, Günther-Dietz Sontheimer, Translator-Anne Feldhaus, Gunter-Dietz Sontheimer Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / In Book Edition: Reprint Edition.

She has published several books on religious traditions in Maharashtra and translated Professor Sontheimer’s Pastoral Deities in Western India into English ().

Aditya Malik is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. His publications include a. Khandoba (IAST: Khaṇḍobā), Martanda Bhairava, Malhari, or Malhar is a Hindu deity worshiped as a manifestation of Shiva mainly in the Deccan plateau of India, especially in the state of is the most popular Kuladaivat (family deity) in Maharashtra.

He is also the patron deity of select warrior, farming castes, Dhangar community and Brahmin (priestly) Abode: Jejuri. Etymology.

The word "Dhangar" may be associated with a term for "cattle wealth" or be derived from the hills in which they lived (Sanskrit "dhang").Ul Hassan noted that some people of his time believed the term to come from the Sanskrit "dhenugar" ("cattle herder") but dismissed that etymology as being "fictitious".Current situation.

Traditionally being shepherds, cowherds. ‘In Social History of the Deccan Eaton demonstrates once more that he is a great master of locale and epoch. Through the use of eight individuals’ lives from the 14th to the 18th centuries, Eaton magnificently articulates the main social, political, religious and economic issues of the by: This ancient religion is still a living faith is shown in Gunther-Dietz Sontheimer's Pastoral Deities in Western India.

It is perhaps the only faith that continues to be so vibrant and popular that it continues to attract millions of pilgrims to the various sites sacred to Lord Siva. Saivism is more than mere theology.

All Dhangars of Western Maharashtra and Konkan/Marhatta country, like Holkars, can be termed "Marathas", but all Marathas are not Dhangars. [10] [11] Clans in India. Reginald Edward Enthoven listed 22 endogamous groups (sub-castes) and exogamous groups (clans) of Dhangars, [12] though other scholars state that this is not exhaustive.

[ O'Hanlon, Rosalind, A Comparison between Women and Men: Tarabai Shinde and the Critique of Gender Relations in Colonial India (Madras, ). O'Hanlon, Rosalind.

Caste, Conflict, and Ideology: Mahatma Jotirao Phule and Low Caste Protest in Nineteenth-Century Western : Richard M. Eaton. Pastoral Deities of Western India, G.D. Sontheimer, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, by American Psychiatric Association; Case studies in spirit possession, Vincent Crapanzano, Vivian Garrison.

Wiley, ; Image Credit: Times Of India. 3 G.-D. Sontheirmer, Pastoral Deities in Western India (New York ) See also L. Preston, Subregional religious centres in the history of Maharashtra: the sites sacred to Ganesh, in N.

Wagle (Ed.), Images of Maharashtra; A Regional Profile of India (London ) –Cited by: 7. Pastoral Deities in Western India. Delhi: Oxford University Press, Sopher, George W., "Indian Pastoral Castes and Livestock Ecologies: A Geographic Analysis.

" in Pastoralists and Nomads in South Asia, editors Lawrence S. and G. Sontheimer Leshnik. Mhasoba, is a horned buffalo deity of pastoral tribes in Western and Southern India.

Paundraka is the name of the buffalo of Yama. Aja. Aja - A "He-goat" sacred to Pushan. Holds a prominent position in death rites; it shows the path to the dead. Ajaikapala - A boy, whom was begotten by the grace of Shankara. He had one foot of a man and the.

ANNE FELDHAUS Foundation Professor of Religious Studies J, Suyog Nagar Arizona State University /4 Bhamburda Tempe, Arizona U.S.A. Pune India [email protected] EDUCATION B.A. Manhattanville College, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, EMPLOYMENT. This belief of the Dhangars has also been mentioned in Pastoral Deities in Western India by the noted German ethnographer, Günther D Sontheimer, who wrote about how sacrifice is closely associated with abandon according to Dhangar mythology.

Khandoba, a form of Shiva, and the guardian deity of the Deccan, was enamoured by the beauty of Banai. Book for Purchase available through : Günther-Dietz Sontheimer, Pastoral Deities in Western India (Delhi: Oxford India, ). Books on Reserve in Davidson Library V.

S. Agrawala, Ancient Indian Folk Cults (Benares: Prithivi Prakashan, ). Madeleine Biardeau, Stories About Posts: Vedic Variations around the Hindu.The Shi-Ki and T’sien-Han-Shu, chronicles of the Han dynasty of China composed in the 1st century CE, tell us that the ruler of the Xiongnu, Lao Shang (reigned c.

– BCE), attacked the Yuezhi tribe, who then occupied the rich farming oasis of the Tarim Basin (modern-day Xingjian province of China). The Yeuzhi king was killed and his skull was made into a drinking Author: Akshay Chavan.Pastoral Deities in Western India by Gunther-Dietz Sonheimer.

Oxford University Press: New York, Oxford, ISBN - Discussion of Western Indian dieties as they relate to literary landscapes. Fairly heavy, but a pretty unique topic, and a .