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God of Justice: Ritual Healing and Social Justice in the Central Himalayas
God of Justice deals with ritual healing in the Central Himalayas of north India, focusing on the cult of Bhairav, a local deity associated with the lowest castes, who are frequently victims of social injustice. When they are exploited or abused they often turn to Bhairav for justice, beseeching him to afflict their oppressors with disease and misfortune. In order to bring ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published November 17th 2008)
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