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Ritualizing on the Boundaries: Continuity and Innovation in the Tamil Diasp…



Ritualizing on the Boundaries In his comparative study of four Tamil resettlements, Clothey examines the rituals that have traveled with these South Indian communities — Hindu, Muslim, and Christian — and how these practices perpetuate or modify the heritages these groups claim in their new environs. Clothey looks specifically at settlements in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Singapore; Mumbai, India; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Full description


Ritualizing On The Boundaries

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Fred W. Clothey | Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 1570036470
ISBN 13 : 9781570036477

In his comparative study of four Tamil resettlements, Clothey examines the rituals that have traveled with these South Indian communities - Hindu, Muslim, and Christian - and how t..



Ritual

Pub Date : 2009-12-29 | Author : Catherine Bell | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199739479
ISBN 13 : 0199739471

From handshakes and toasts to chant and genuflection, ritual pervades our social interactions and religious practices. Still, few of us could identify all of our daily and festal r..


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