Scholars Of Pilgrimage Have Shifted Their Attention From Focal Destinations, The Religious Site Or Spiritual Centre, Towards The Pilgrims Movement And The Experiences They Make En Route From That Perspective It Has Become Evident That Pilgrimages Are Not Only Coined By Feelings Of Social Togetherness And Belonging Or Communitas But Also And Equally Important, By Moments Of Conflict And Contestation.This Book Analyses And Compares A Wider And Loosely Connected Range Of Phenomena, Of Which Pilgrimage Is Only One Special Instance, Namely Ritual Journeys Establishing A New Analytical Framework For The Study Of Ritual Journeys, Contributions Focus On South Asian Regions That Have Been Largely Understudied The Book Engages With Recent Theoretical Advances And Broadens The Scope Of Classical Pilgrimage Studies In South Asia By Presenting Individual Case Studies On, Thus Giving Itempirical Depth A Key Concern Is The Strategies Of Ritualization Through Which Actors Create, Assemble, And Re Articulate Certain Modes Of Displacement Such As To Differentiate Them From Everyday Forms Of Locomotion Ritual Journeys Are Understood As Being Both Productive Of And Produced By South Asia S Socio Economically Uneven, Politically Charged And Culturally Variegated Landscapes The Contributions Therefore Explore From Various Disciplinary Angles How Spaces And Movements In Space Are Continually Produced, Contested And Transformed Through Ritual Journeys By Focusing On This Co Production Of Space And Mobility, The Book Delivers A Conceptually Driven And Empirically Grounded Engagement With The Diverse And Changing Traditions Of Ritual Journeying In South Asia.Interdisciplinary In Its Approach, The Book Is A Must Have Reference Work For Academics Interested In South Asian Studies, Regious Studies, Anthropology, Human Geography And Pilgrimage, Rituals, Spatiality And Ideas Of Movement Across South Asia.
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- 256 pages
- Ritual Journeys in South Asia
- Jurgen Schaflechner
- 15 April 2019 Jurgen Schaflechner