Space, territory, and a stupa in Eastern Nepal: exploring Himalayan themes and traces of Bon

Recent research has adduced growing evidence for a distinct stratum of cultural practices that underlies various "tribal" traditions in the Himalayan region and that also seems to be characteristic of various local versi
Recent research has adduced growing evidence for a distinct stratum of cultural practices that underlies various "tribal" traditions in the Himalayan region and that also seems to be characteristic of various local versions of the Bon tradition. Bon literature is not uncommonly embedded in cultural patterns that are more specifically Himalayan than belonging to the greater South Asian heritage. Two aspects of this that have received attention in Ramble's (1997) study of a Bon guide to the sacred Kong-po mountain (rKong-po bon- ri) are the symbolism of wild boar hunting involved in marriage rituals and poison cults with their corresponding beliefs about poisoning. Another pattern of cultoral organization that may help better understand the Bon tradition against its Himalayan background is spatial conceptualization.
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Author:Balthasar Bickel
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1160412
URL:http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~bickel/research/papers/Bickel2000Space.pdf
Document Type:Part of a Book
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2010/08/10
Year of first Publication:2000
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2010/08/10
SWD-Keyword:Lokalbezeichnung; Mythologie; Sinotibetische Sprachen
Note:
(In:) Nagano, Yasuhiko: New horizons in Bon studies : Bon studies 2. - Osaka : National Museum of Ethnology, 2000. - S. 685-702
Source:http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~bickel/research/papers/Bickel2000Space.pdf ; (in:) Nagano, Yasuhiko: New horizons in Bon studies. - Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 2000, S. 685-702
HeBIS PPN:284807478
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Ethnolinguistik / Ethnolinguistics
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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