Embodying the Vedas: Traditional Vedic Schools of Contemporary Maharashtra (Hardback)Borayin Larios (author)
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 24/04/2017
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This book combines insights from ethnographic and textual analysis to unravel how the recitation of the Vedic texts and the Vedic traditions, as well as the identity of the traditional Brahmin in general, are transmitted from one generation to the next in traditional Vedic schools of contemporary India. In these schools Brahmin males learn how to properly recite, memorize and ultimately embody the Veda.
Publisher: De Gruyter
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 240 x 170 mm
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