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Published: 20 June 2013

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199895465

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Sacred Groves and Local Gods

Religion and Environmentalism in South India

Eliza F. Kent

  • Shows that religiosity surrounding Tamil sacred groves is not simple nature worship, but an integral component of village-based non-Brahmanical Hinduism that organizes space, time and village society in complex ways
  • Deepens our understanding of the changing nature of religion in contemporary India

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