The Goddess’s Embrace: Multifaceted Relations at the Ekāmranātha Temple Festival in Kanchipuram

Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Transliteration and Translation -- Abbreviations -- Figures and Tables -- Introduction -- 1 The Ekāmranātha Temple -- 1.1 Kanchipuram -- 1.2 Entering the Ekāmranātha temple -- 1.3 Ekāmranātha's central myth, divine symbols and name...

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Main Author: Schier, Kerstin
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Wiesbaden Harrassowitz Verlag 2019
Edition:1st ed
Series/Journal:Ethno-Indology / Heidelberg Studies in South Asia Rituals v.15
Ethno-Indology / Heidelberg Studies in South Asia Rituals v.15
Further subjects:B Ritual-Study and teaching
B Electronic books
Online Access: Volltext (Aggregator)
Parallel Edition:Print version: Schier, Kerstin: The Goddess’s Embrace : Multifaceted Relations at the Ekāmranātha Temple Festival in Kanchipuram. - Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag,c2019. - 9783447111348
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Summary:Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Transliteration and Translation -- Abbreviations -- Figures and Tables -- Introduction -- 1 The Ekāmranātha Temple -- 1.1 Kanchipuram -- 1.2 Entering the Ekāmranātha temple -- 1.3 Ekāmranātha's central myth, divine symbols and name -- 1.4 Notes on the history of the Ekāmranātha temple -- 2 The ‚mahotsava' at the Ekāmranātha Temple -- 2.1 Historical references to the ‚mahotsava' at the Ekāmranātha temple -- 2.2 Aghoraśivācārya's Mahotsavavidhi -- 2.3 Ritual structure of the mahotsava at the Ekāmranātha temple -- 2.4 Processional routes, special events and donors -- 2.5 Concluding remarks -- 3 The 'marriage myth' -- 3.1 Sources -- 3.2 Narrative themes -- 3.3 Concluding remarks -- 4 Rituals on Paṅkuṉi Uttiram -- 4.1 Okkapiranthan Kulam - the meeting of the goddesses -- 4.2 ‚Tapas' and the worship of the sand ‚liṅga' -- 4.3 The divine marriage -- 4.4 Concluding remarks -- 5 Three Goddesses -- 5.1 Kāmākṣī, Kāmakoṭi and the Kāmakōṭṭam -- 5.2 Kāmākṣī and Āti Kāmākṣī Kāḷikāmpāḷ -- 5.3 Kāmākṣī, Baṅgāru Kāmākṣī and Ēlavārkuḻali -- 5.4 Concluding remarks -- 6 Perspectives on Participation -- 6.1 Festival participation -- 6.2 Priests -- 6.3 The 'Seven Streets' of Okkapiranthan Kulam -- 6.4 Donors for the marriage -- 6.5 Human marriages -- 6.6 Concluding remarks -- 7 The Formation of Cultural Memory -- 7.1 Commemoration -- 7.2 What is remembered? - The transmission of cultural memory -- 7.3 Concluding remarks -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Bibliography
ISBN:3447198079