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Puppet Dance in India : Origin and Evolution

By Nishit Chakravarti

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1. Preface. 2. Preamble. 3. History, origin and evolution. 4. What is puppet? 5. Indian puppet. 6. Puppet dance: West Bengal. 7. A survey on the puppet troupes of West Bengal. 8. An introduction of the leading puppeteers. 9. List of puppet troupes of West Bengal. 10. Conclusion.... More

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Folk Deities and Matrika Cult of South West Bengal

By Soma Mukherjee

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Preface. Introduction. 1. The land and the people. 2. Historical and cultural background of the people of South-West Bengal. 3. The folk deities of South-West Bengal. 4. The emergence of major folk deities of South-West Bengal with special emphasis on the Matrika cult. 5. The impact of Gaudiya Vaishnavism on the folk cults of South-West Bengal. 6. Objects of votive offering in South-West Bengal. 7. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index.... More

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The N.B.P. Culture of Eastern India 2 vols set

By Durga Basu

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Vol. I: Foreword. Preface. Introduction. 1. Geographical background. 2. N.B.P.W. yielding sites -- general distribution. 3. Economic political social life. 4. Religious back ground. 5. Village and towns and secular buildings in the N.B.P.W. period. Bibliography. Index Vol II 297 plates, 91 figures... More

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Faith Healing : Studies in Myths and Rituals in Medicine and Therapy

By Tushar Kumar Niyogi

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1. Recapitulation : anthropological perspective. 2. Faith healing through ages. 3. Folk Therapeutics : the logic behind (preliminary observation). 4. i. Water remedy : Barakachari. ii. Mobarak Gaji : Ghutiyari Sharif. 5. Aspects of spirit possession : Bhar. 6. Divinations : case histories. 7. Exorcisms : case histories. 8. The quack remedies. 9. Deities who cure : i. Dakshineswar of Dhapdhapi. ii. Dhanantari Kalibari of Majilpur. 10. Surgery : cataract operation tooth extraction. 11. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index.... More

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Sakti Worship in India and Iconography : With Special Reference to Madhya Pradesh

By Anuradha Basu Mitra

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Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgement. Abbreviations. 1. Introduction. 2. Geographical settings and historical background of Madhya Pradesh. 3. Female divinities as represented in literature. 4. Mahishasuramardini as represented in art. 5. Parvati as represented in art. 6. Other female divinities as represented in the art of Madhya Pradesh. 7. Conclusion. Appendix: 1. Some important Mahishasuramardini sculptures from Madhya Pradesh. 2. Some important Parvati sculptures from Madhya Pradesh. 3. Some other important Sakti sculptures from Madhya Pradesh. Bibliography. Index... More

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Tribal Society and Culture: Change and Continuity ( A Study of Kondhmals District of Orissa

By Manmath padhy, Dr. Prativmayee Mitra

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Foreword, Introduction, Kondh Society, Social Custom, Kondh Culture, Kondh Economy, Conclusion, Glossary, Bibliography... More

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A Survey of Jainism and Jaina Art of Eastern India

By Debajani Mitra Dutta

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With Special Emphasis on Bengal from the Earliest Period to the Thirteenth Century A.D Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Jainism in Eastern India. 3. Facts behind the development of image worship in Jainism. 4. Influence of the Yaksas and other primitive cults on Jainism Jain art. 5. The popular substratum. 6. Jainism and culture of West Bengal. 7. Extant images from Eastern India - part one. 8. Extant images from Eastern India - part two - Bengal. 9. Important images from... More

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