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Published: 19 July 2018

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780190862886

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Rites of the God-King

Śānti and Ritual Change in Early Hinduism

Marko Geslani

Oxford Ritual Studies

  • Engages contemporary ritual theory and South Asian anthropology from the perspective of medieval texts
  • Comprises a formal history of a single ritual tradition over a long period
  • Offers a critical perspective on Hinduism through non-sectarian ritual history