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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 February 2019
... in Chinese studies such as Judith Berling, Suzanne Cahill, Catherine Despeux, Charlotte Furth, Beata Grant, Livia Kohn, and Chün-fang Yü, Jia's Gender, Power, and Talent is a model study of Daoist priestesses in the Tang dynasty. It offers new and important insights into the place of women in Daoism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 755–757.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Helen Hardacre Women of the Sacred Groves, Divine Priestesses of Okinawa . By Susan Sered . New York and Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1999 . $55.00 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000 2000 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 755 colonial policy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 226–227.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Karen A. Smyers Goddesses, Priestesses, and Sisters: Mind, Gender, and Power in the Monarchic Tradition of the Ryukyus . By Arne Røkkum . Oslo : Scandinavian University Press , 1998 . xviii, 281 pp. $43.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 226...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 691–692.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Joshua S. Mostow The Buddhist Poetry of the Great Kamo Priestess: Daisaiin Senshi and the Hosshin Wakashū . By Edward Kamens . Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies, Number 5. Ann Arbor : Center for Japanese Studies, The University of Michigan , 1990 . xi, 170 pp. Copyright...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 184–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by introducing new ways of thinking that called their relevance to Okinawan society into question. Okinawan religion priestesses noro yuta Iha Fuyū It started with a fire in Naha, the capital of Okinawa prefecture, in the early hours of February 11, 1913. Although property damage to the Higashi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 689–691.
Published: 01 August 1991
... served by American companies thriving in Japan rather than by restricting Japanese companies in America. RICHARD RICE University of Tennessee at Chattanooga The Buddhist Poetry of the Great Kamo Priestess: Daisaiin Senshi and the Hosshin Wakashu. By E D W A R D K A M E N S . Michigan Monograph Series...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 492–493.
Published: 01 May 1967
... priestess, who was a close relative of the ruler and his virtual equal, through districts and regions, to the village priestesses. Below them were the kin group priestesses and the representatives of the households, usually their senior female members. Religious observances were an integral part...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 493–494.
Published: 01 May 1967
... political hierarchy. The hereditary religious hierarchy extended from the chief priestess, who was a close relative of the ruler and his virtual equal, through districts and regions, to the village priestesses. Below them were the kin group priestesses and the representatives of the households, usually...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 753–755.
Published: 01 August 2000
... for its model approach and its eye-opening content. All it lacks is an accompanying DVD of Takarazuka performances. GERALD FIGAL University of Delaware Women of the Sacred Groves, Divine Priestesses of Okinawa. By SUSAN SERED. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999- $55.00 (cloth); $19.95...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1238–1239.
Published: 01 November 2001
... priestesses known as belian, and their various rituals. Be/ian are women who have been committed as children by their families to serve the spirits, or who have elected to do so themselves at any stage in their lives, often as a result of afflictions that are interpreted to mean that it is necessary to do so...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 668–669.
Published: 01 August 1987
... of Hateruma," Asian Folklore Studies 26, no. 2 [1967]: 63-109) was ignored in those works (surely because it is in English). Ouwehand also points out the importance (p. 141) of having had a female collaborator, his wife Shizuko Ouwehand, in obtaining and getting commentary on sacred texts from priestesses...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1236–1238.
Published: 01 November 2001
... is not a general account of Dusun religion, whatever exactly that might be. It is rather a more specialized study of trained and initiated priestesses known as belian, and their various rituals. Be/ian are women who have been committed as children by their families to serve the spirits, or who have elected to do...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 February 2001
..., and one that is achieved by very few scholars. JIM REICHERT Stanford University Goddesses, Priestesses, and Sisters: Mind, Gender, and Power in the Monarchic Tradition of the Ryukyus. By A R N E R0KKUM. Oslo: Scandinavian University Press, 1998. xviii, 281 pp. $43.95 (cloth). In contrast to expectations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (3): 487.
Published: 01 May 1958
... in Genji and in Mishima's play Aoi is killed by the visitation of Lady Rokujo's living wraith; whereas in the No play the wraith is exorcized by the Buddhist saint. Incidentally, is not the hospital-nurse (depicted by Mishima as a sort of priestess of a neo-psychiatric cult) the counterpart of the witch...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1083–1105.
Published: 01 November 2011
... are compatible even if sometimes needing modifications, as in the case of the Thammalone priestess. Another location for pilgrimage of Duwae vows is a bodhi tree at Lower Yedagone Waterfall. There is no pagoda here but two intertwined bodhi trees and a shrine where a Buddha statue is installed...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (3): 429–430.
Published: 01 May 1956
... the cluster, the "shoestring," and the scattered (yadori). A variety of topics are accorded comparative treatment in the chapters which follow, including technology, the family system, wartime effects, subsistence activities, the life cycle, and religion. One learns that the priestesses have virtually...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 711–712.
Published: 01 August 1992
... priest of the temple of the Crater Lake, is the representative of the Goddess, and has advisory and mediatory powers in relation to the irrigation system. He is selected by her in childhood through one of the two virgin priestesses {jero balian) at the temple from a commoner lineage which claims...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 710–711.
Published: 01 August 1992
... gde, or head priest of the temple of the Crater Lake, is the representative of the Goddess, and has advisory and mediatory powers in relation to the irrigation system. He is selected by her in childhood through one of the two virgin priestesses {jero balian) at the temple from a commoner lineage which...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 1057–1058.
Published: 01 November 2000
... The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000 2000 BOOK REVIEWS KOREA 1057 leaves her family in dazed forgetfulness and finds perfect contentment and rapport in the company of a stranger, a young Buddhist priestess, for whom she cooks and does laundry. It is as if the true freedom can be attained only when one...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (4): 713–714.
Published: 01 August 1967
... and the Ryufyus: A Comparative Study; Kamata, Hisako, "Daughters of the Gods": Shaman-Priestesses 714 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES in Japan and Okinawa; Saso, Michael R., Tai- studies in anthropology and sociology. I am wanese Feasts and Customs; Mabuchi, Toichi, happy to say that the translator, Shunichi Sphere...