Nityasumangali: Devadasi Tradition in South India

Saskia C. Kersenboom

Verlag: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 2011
ISBN 10: 8120815270 / ISBN 13: 9788120815278
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The phenomenon of the devadasi has suffered greatly from faulty, culture-bound evaluations. The present monograph does not aim at judging these earlier evaluations, nor does it claim to give a `truly objective` description of what the devadasi tradition was; it rather tries to follow the inherent mode of thought, namely, what the devadasi tradition meant within the frame of Hinduism, and its transformation into a living cultural phenomenon functioning significantly in the context of the Hindu t Printed Pages: 226. Buchnummer des Verkäufers

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Inhaltsangabe: It studies what the devadasi tradition meant and its transformation into a living cultural phenomenon in the context of Hindu Tradition. Author has first investigated the concept of the Devadasi as found in the cultural history of South India. The functions and forms of the Devadasi tradition are also examined within the Temple Ritual. Data from Sanskrit Agamas, commentaries, Tamil Sources, informant's accounts and form the actual repertoire of the Devadasis have been woven into a coherent structure.



The phenomenon of the devadasi has suffered greatly from faulty, culture-bound evaluations. The present monograph does not aim at judging these earlier evaluations, nor does it claim to give a truly objective description of what the devadasi tradition was; it rather tries to follow the inherent mode of thought, namely, what the devadasi tradition meant within the frame of Hinduism and its transformation into a living cultural phenomenon functioning significantly in the context of the Hindu tradition.

Über den Autor: Saskia C. Kersenboom, studied Indology at the University of Utrecht (Holland). She obtained her Ph.D. in Dravidology under the guidance of Prof. Dr. K.V. Zvelebil. She is trained in Classical Bharata Natyam by Smt. Nandini Ramani (Smt. T. Balasarasvati School, Madras) and studied Karnatic vocal music with Sri B. Krishnamoorthy. From Smt. P. Ranganayaki Cunnan she inherited the repertoire of songs and dances as practiced by the devadasis of the Sri Subrahmanya Temple at Tiruttani.

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Titel: Nityasumangali: Devadasi Tradition in South ...
Verlag: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Erscheinungsdatum: 2011
Einband: Softcover
Zustand: New
Auflage: 3rd edition.

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Verlag: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India (1998)
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Buchbeschreibung Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 1998. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Reprint. Printed Pages: 247. Size: 16 x 24 Cm. Artikel-Nr. 039724

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