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Studies IN Nepali History and Society (SINHAS): Vol.23 No.2 December 2018
Author: Editors Pratyoush Onta, Mark Liechty, Tatsuro Fujikura, Lokranjan Parajuli, Yogesh Raj, Katherine N Rankin, Seika Sato, Sanjog Rupaketi, Mallika Shakya, Seira Tamang > SINHAS Journal
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STUDIES IN NEPALI HISTORY AND SOCIETY
ISSN: 1025-5109
Volume 23 Number 2
December 2018 (Pus 2075 v.s.)

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Kristin A. Cain
Peacebuilding and Nonviolent Resistance in Nepal’s (Read More..)


Suitably Modern: Making middle-class culture in Kathmandu
Author: Mark Liechty > Anthropology
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Suitably Modern traces the growth of a new middle class in Kathmandu as urban Nepalis harness the modern cultural resources of mass media and consumer goods to build modern identities and pioneer a ne (Read More..)


The Arrow and the Spindle: studies in history, myths, rituals and beliefs in Tibet
Author: Samten G. Karmay > Tibetan Buddhism
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The Arrow and the Spindle: studies in history, myths, rituals and beliefs in Tibet, by Samten G. Karmay (1998)
This book brings together a unique compilation of articles written by Samten Karmay, she (Read More..)


The Arrow and the Spindle: Studies in History, Myths, Rituals and Beliefs in Tibet (Vol. II)
Author: Samten G Karmay > Tibetan Buddhism
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The first part of this book deals with historical matters especially the stereotyped notions of the king Lang Darma in Tibetan Buddhist historical works. It is followed by a comparative study of the c (Read More..)


The Arrow and the Spindle: Studies in History, Myths, Rituals, in Tibet (Vol. III)
Author: Samten G Karmay > Tibetan Buddhism
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About the Book
The first part of this book contains studies of historical documents such as royal decrees of the 10th and 11th centuries A.D.
The second part deals with the history of Bon monastic e (Read More..)


The Cult of Kumari: Virgin Worship in Nepal
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Kathmandu, Newar Buddhist girls as young as two years old are selected to become living incarnations of the Hindu goddess Taleju. Called 'Kumaris', the children are worshiped daily by both priests and (Read More..)


The Culture & Aesthetics of DURGA in NEPALMANDALA: From Primitive Forest Icons to the Living Goddess, RajaKumari, of Kathmandu Valley
Author: Milan Ratna Shakya > Culture
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Culture & Aesthetics of Durga in Nepal Mandala upholds the cultural-religious assessment attentively on aesthetic perspective of Hindu-Buddhist myths. Aesthetically this is transmitting the Sakta mili (Read More..)


The Dasakarma Vidhi: Fundamental Knowledge on Traditional Customs of Ten Rites of Passage Amongst the Buddhist Newars
Author: Pandit Vaidya Asha Kaji (Ganesh Raj Vajracharya), EDITOR: Emeritus Professor Michael Allen > Buddhism
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The dasakarma vidhi (ten rites of passage) are performed in two different ways, namely jnana sambhara and karma sambhara. The former refers to the prerequisites of spiritual knowledge, whereas the lat (Read More..)


The Ecstatic Body: Notes on Shamanism and Corporeity in Nepal
Author: Mattino Micoletti > Anthropology
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"The Shaman who entertains the Gods by dancing and music, is the same man who entertains the audience through the more performative aspects of the seance. Here, it is ordinary people who exploit the s (Read More..)


The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Nepal: Democacy in the margins
Author: Susan I. Hangen > Politics
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The relationship between ethnic politics and democracy presents a paradox for scholars and policy makers: ethnic politics frequently emerge in new democracies, and yet are often presumed to threaten t (Read More..)


Tunsuriban: Shamanism in the Chepang of Southern and Central Nepal
Author: Diana Riboli, Translated by Philippa Currie > Shamanism
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Diana Riboli, born in Italy, Ph. D. in Ethno-Anthropological Science, has been carrying out programme of research in Nepal for more than ten years.

During this time she has undertaken many field ex (Read More..)


Where Rivers Meet: A Tibetan Refugee Community's Struggle to Survive in the High Mountains of Nepal
Author: Clint Rogers > Nepal
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During the early 1960s, as the Chinese army clamped down on Tibetans' freedom to move about, engage in trade, and practice their religion, the residents of Ru, an old Tibetan trading village and site (Read More..)


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