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The Popular Religion and Folklore of Northern India

by W. Crooke

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism - General,
  • Religion / Hinduism,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages712
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9672653M
    ISBN 100548036349
    ISBN 109780548036341
    OCLC/WorldCa176939958

    A sorcerer or folk healer in parts of India and Nepal. , William Crooke, An introduction to the popular religion and folklore of northern India, Allahabad, p. No one ascends the mountain through fear of the demon, except an Ojha or sorcerer, who sacrifices a goat at the foot of the hill before he makes the attempt. , Richard Maxwell Eaton. The popular religion and folk-lore of northern India, ([London] A. Constable & Co., ), by William Crooke and William Crooke (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Gleanings from Chinese folklore, (New York, Chicago [etc.] Fleming H. Revell Co., [c]), by Nellie Naomi Russell and Mary Harriet Porter (page images at HathiTrust) Mélusine.

    Best loved folk tales of India Author Pranab Chandra Roy Choudhury Publisher Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd, The Popular Religion and Folklore of Northern India,Author W. . North India is a loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of dominant geographical features of North India are the Indus-Gangetic Plain and the Himalayas, which demarcate the region from the Tibetan Plateau and Central y: India.

    tion To The Popular Religion And Folk-lore Of Northern India is an authority on the subject, oft quoted by such noted anthropologists as Sir James Frazer and Dr. Tylor. He described in detail the rites and customs of the people of Northern India in his valuable book. The religious beliefs of the common man, to which Crooke has given. About the Book A hermeneutic engagement with Maithili folks allow this book to hinge upon the notions of living and dying in the contemporary world despite the admission that medicine, insurance, market and media may condition human experiences. Amidst the binaries of union and separation, rigid religion and fluid faith, popular and folk, modernity and tradition, central to this book is the.


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[London] A. Constable & Co., Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crooke, William, Introduction to the popular religion and folklore of northern India. Allahabad: Printed at the government Press, North-Western Provinces and Oudh, About the Book A keen observer of the Indian way of life during his time as the Magistrate and collector of Revenue in the united provinces of Agra and oudh, William Crooke's fascinating account of the religion and folkflore of northern India remains as important as it was written in This detailed account of the religious customs and habits of the peasant folk of the region distinguishes.

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-The Popular Religion and Folklore of Northern India: 2 Vols, Allahabad. -Seed and Earth Symbolism ofBiological Reproduction and is a common-place belief amongst the rural folk of India that every phase of.

Grooke, The Popular Religion and Folklore of Northern Jn- dia3 V o l.I p. go to the earth and enter into a human body after. In religious studies and folkloristics, folk religion, popular religion, or vernacular religion comprises various forms and expressions of religion that are distinct from the official doctrines and practices of organized precise definition of folk religion varies among scholars.

Sometimes also termed popular belief, it consists of ethnic or regional religious customs under the. Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. India is officially a secular state and has no state religion. The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world's major religions; namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and ing to the census, % of the population of India practices Hinduism, % adheres to Islam, %.

India possesses a large body of heroic ballads and epic poetry preserved in oral tradition, both in Sanskrit and the various vernacular languages of India. One such oral epic, telling the story of Pabuji, has been collected by Dr.

John Smith from Rajasthan; it is a long poem in the Rajasthani language, traditionally told by professional story tellers, known as Bhopas, who deliver it in front.A survey of the use of colour in folklore – a status report.

In Hutchings, J. B. and Wood, J. (eds)., Colour and Appearance in Folklore (pp. 56 – 60). London: Folklore Society.Folk tales form an important part the Indian culture. Besides the hitopadesha, Jataka and Panchatantra, each region/state has its own treasure of folklore. The folklores and folktales have been an eternal part of every culture since ages.

When it comes to Indian folk tales, the country of diverse religions, languages and cultures has a complete.