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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 610–620.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patrizia Granziera While the cult of trees is widespread in India, it is only in the south of India and especially in Tamil Nadu that the visitor frequently sees the pipal tree, symbolically considered male, planted together with a neem tree so that the two will grow together, their trunks...
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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 4. Earlier face featuring veneration of footprints and Bodhi tree, first century BCE, double-sided drum slab, Amaravati, British Museum. Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 18. The Dalai Lama planting a Bodhi tree sapling, Buddhavanam stupa. Photograph by the author. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 47–50.
Published: 01 May 1986
... are not a matter of some kind of "middle class" concern for having- green trees around, but a matter of MAHARASHTRA) MARCH 12, 1986. Me and death for the toiling ma8988 a matter of whether they will have...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (2): 8–13.
Published: 01 August 1985
... . Chipko Movement: Uttarakhand Women's bid to Save Forest Wealth . New Delhi: People's Action for Peace and Justice. Shepard , Mark , 1981 . “Chipko: North India's Tree Huggers,” Co-EVOLUTION Quarterly , Fall: 62 –70. SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN, Vol. V No. 2, Fall 1985. CHIPKO Nonviolent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to the almost total absence of forest trees and even of fruit trees, and of bushes; leaving the whole territory one continuous stretch of unrelieved plain, neither adorned by the foliage which is its natural ornament, nor stocked with the timber requisite for a thousand purposes in the every-day life...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 May 2006
... a mere breath—of the wind in the trees, each variety of tree having its own music, its own way of conversing. I knew them all like friends (when we left in the summers for Alexandria I would, the last day, make the round of the garden saying goodbye to the trees), although none more...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of Rashid and trunk of a tree.” On the same web page, an- the Missing Body confidently relies on the literary other parent is advised against purchasing any depiction of a young boy to illustrate the prac- children’s books containing drawings of ani- tical benefits of being a religiously active...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Figure 4. Earlier face featuring veneration of footprints and Bodhi tree, first century BCE, double-sided drum slab, Amaravati, British Museum. Photograph by the author. ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 May 2023
... . Ober Douglas F. “ From Buddha Bones to Bo Trees: Nehruvian India, Buddhism, and the Poetics of Power, 1947–1956 .” Modern Asian Studies 53 , no. 4 ( 2019 ): 1312 – 50 . Ober Douglas F. “ ‘Like Embers Hidden in Ashes, or Jewels Encrusted in Stone’: Rāhul Sāṅkṛtyāyan, Dharmānand...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (2): 9–15.
Published: 01 August 1999
... of the mangrove trade. Throughout the colonial era labor, tree yield not big rafter size poles but thin flexible capital, cargoes, ships, and sailors engaged in the withes called fito. Fit0 are used by the thousand to mangrove trade ebbed and flowed across the waters build the traditional Swahili mud...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 106–115.
Published: 01 August 1988
... initiate pilot projects rejected because it was infertile. Most tribals in the Bastar where wastelands are leased to groups of the poor and tree region are adamantly opposed to the project and are now re- tenure programs for the poor are established. These types of fusing to leave their homes; some...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 584–602.
Published: 01 December 2022
...]. Jongol means “jungle,” and in the context of my field site the jongol included rivers and creeks interspersed among the tidal maze of sandbanks forested by many varieties of mangrove trees. In both Hindi and Bengali, niyam translates into “rules” or “observances.” In the usage of jongoler niyam...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2022
...., fig. 3 ). The double-page spread draws readers into an enclosed garden with a well, a pavilion, and a pair of lovers, an idealized space for kingly vilasa, and then shifts their attention, on the left, to a tree against a green hill that teems with birds beneath a bright golden sky. Mango trees, palms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 96–103.
Published: 01 August 1992
... is that the project’s impact area is al- (f) Canal irrigation under the SSP will spread water- ready in a state of chronic sheet erosion, indicated by borne diseases like dysentery, cholera, malaria and exposed tree roots and shrubs growing on mounds. filariasis. Overgrazing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 122–145.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the Galilee area where my village, Tarshiha, is located, is overwhelming. We live in a Mediterranean landscape, populated with villages that spread like diamonds across the mountains and hills. Fields are adorned with ancient olive trees and dotted with crowns of cacti. The green terraced hills are marked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 293–307.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... The court dismissed the cultivation timelines provided by the families by providing specific measurements of the trees to prove that they had not satisfied the cultivation requirements for registration. As part of proving ownership within the ICA First Registration process, an expert opinion...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and intelligible through sound— ders between Zion and Arabia converge, star- the breath “of the wind in the trees, each variety tling us with their parallelisms in an age of their of tree having its own music, its own...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Khana. He is roughly seventy years old, and his stories are mostly about people long gone (puranay banday) — he drops their names as if they will walk up to him any second. Chacha Nai’ operates a one-­seat barber station under the bald fir tree at the northern edge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 147–150.
Published: 01 August 1991
... peer in this darkness? All are in a hurry I am left 149 Outside, calm, silent trees cast tom shadows whenangukh and chaos rule the streets with barking dogs and locked doors checked and rechecked in readiness for night, 1=Mot think...