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Published: 23 April 2013

256 Pages | 28 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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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