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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (2): 546–551.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and Southeast Asian Buddhist studies, Holt begins by introducing the two fundamental terms in the book: “Theravada traditions” and “ritual cultures.” He defines “Theravada traditions” as “the Buddhasasana (teaching/legacy of the Buddha) as it has been preserved by a Buddhist monastic lineage whose canonical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 761–764.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Keith Howard Mu-ga: The Ritual Songs of the Korean Mudangs . Compiled and edited by Im Sok-Jae . Translated by Alan C. Heyman . Fremont, Calif. : Asian Humanities Press , 2003 . x , 364 pp. $30.00 (cloth). Shaman Ritual Music in Korea . By Lee Yong-Shik . Korean Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1310–1311.
Published: 01 November 1994
...Anne-Marie Gaston; Sahin Bekhradnia Ritual Art and Knowledge: Aesthetic Theory and Zoroastrian Ritual . By Ron G. Williams and James W. Boyd . Columbia : University of South Carolina Press , 1993 . xv, 200 pp. $39.35. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 February 1991
...R. David Arkush Ritual Opera, Operatic Ritual: “Mu-lien Rescues His Mother” in Chinese Popular Culture . Edited by David Johnson . Berkeley, Calif. : Chinese Popular Culture Project . Distributed by IEAS Publications, 2223 Fulton St., Berkeley, Calif., 94720, 1989 . xiii , 324 pp...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (1): 191–192.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Michael R. Rhum Muang Metaphysics: A Study of Northern Thai Myth and Ritual . By Richard Davis . Bangkok : Pandora Press , 1984 . 324 pp. Place and Emotion in Northern Thai Ritual Behavior . By Gehan Wijeyewardene . Bangkok : Pandora Press , 1982 . 274 pp. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1143–1144.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Clifford Holt Deathpower: Buddhism's Ritual Imagination in Cambodia . By Erik W. Davis . New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 . 303 pp. ISBN: 9780231169189 (cloth, also available as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2017  2017...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (3): 544–546.
Published: 01 May 1965
...Yogesh Atal Caste and Ritual in a Malwa Village . By K. S. Mathur . New York : Asia Publishing House , 1964 . viii, 215 . Bibliography, Plates, Index. $11.00. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1965 1965 544 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES India's northern mountainous...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (S1): 151–197.
Published: 01 June 1964
...Edward B. Harper Abstract Beliefs about ritual purity and ritual impurity form some of the most all-pervasive themes in Hindu culture. They are the basis of “orthoprax” Brahmanism in that only a ritually pure individual may approach the higher gods. Brahmanic concepts concerning pollution relate...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (S1): 83–87.
Published: 01 June 1964
...Morris E. Opler Abstract In November, 1949, I witnessed the ritual events of the tenth day of the month of Muharram in a village of north India inhabited by Muslims of the Shiah sect. According to Shiah tradition, on this day of the year in 680 A.D., Husain, the grandson of Mohammed, sacrificed his...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Thomas A. Wilson The Dysfunction of Ritual is a provocative and at times bold book that establishes the importance of the Liji in our understanding of Confucianism. Ing complicates philosophical scholarship on Confucianism that tends to focus on the Analects , Mencius , and Xunzi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 247–249.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Elizabeth Oyler Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from the Chronicles of Japan to the Tale of the Heike . By David T. Bialock . Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press , 2007 . xiv, 465 pp. $70.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 February 2013
... seeks to make sense of the history of the Mao cult, especially of the rhetoric and the rituals of worship during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. By taking up this important but understudied subject, he intends to shed new light on the legacy of Mao Zedong. Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (3): 391–392.
Published: 01 May 1961
...Hildred Geertz Bali: Studies in Life, Thought, and Ritual. A Symposium . Edited by J. L. Swellengrebel et al. Selected Studies on Indonesia, Vol. 5 . The Hague : W. van Hoeve , 1960 . Issued under the auspices of the Institute of Pacific Relations, xii, 434 . Maps, Tables, Notes...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 232–233.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Hugh R. Clark The Writing of Weddings in Middle Period China: Text and Ritual Practice in the Eighth through the Fourteenth Centuries . By Christian de Pee . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2007 . xiv , 365 pp. $75.00 (cloth); $27.95 (paper). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 493–494.
Published: 01 May 1967
..., Ritual, and Social Structure. BY WILLIAM P. LEBRA. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1966. xiv, 241 pp. Glossary. Bibliography (Western and Japanese Sources), Index. Paper. $4.75. In this contribution, an anthropologist seeks to present a "systematic, descriptive account of the indigenous religion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 515–516.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Nachiket Chanchani These minor quibbles aside, the collective portrait of kōlams as a dynamic living tradition is a compelling one. Just as the impact of ritualized threshold designs on their creators and all those who encounter them persists even after the powdery forms are swept away, so...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 999–1001.
Published: 01 November 2013
... translation needs explanation. Some of Conlan's new translations here seem strange, if not wrong: jusangū is rendered as “sub-retired emperor” when the term meant “equivalent in status to a queen-consort” (p. 129). He renders kajisui as “baptismal water”—“ritual water” would have better avoided...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 6 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 February 1947
...Roswell S. Britton Ritual bronzes of ancient China . By Phyllis Ackerman . New York : Dryden Press , 1945 . vi, 114 p. $6.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1947 1947 190 THE FAR EASTERN QUARTERLY Institute of Pacific Relations, 1946]) is a good example...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 794–796.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Timothy Lubin Rites of the God-King: Śānti & Ritual Change in Early Hinduism . By Marko Geslani . New York : Oxford University Press , 2018 . 314 pp. ISBN: 9780190862886 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020 2020 In spite of efforts by the later...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 789–791.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Laurel Kendall The Shaman's Wages offers an interesting encounter with popular religion in the changing circumstances of Cheju, and one hopes that Yun will keep her ethnographic eye on this unfolding story. Yun also describes the rich and painful ironies that attended a simbang ritual's...