Gods on Earth: The Management of Religious Experience and Identity in a North Indian Pilgrimage Centre

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Bloomsbury Academic, 1988 M02 1 - 328 pages
A detailed historical anthropology of Ayodhya, which argues that religious values can reflect political and economic processes.

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Sarayu and the ghats
The conjunction of time and place
Problems and Perspectives

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is Professor of Comparative Religion and Director of the Research Center for Religion and Society at the University of Amsterdam.

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