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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780195335866 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 2, 2009, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780195335859 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 2, 2009, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: For ten years, William Sax studied the inhabitants of the former kingdom of Garhwal in northern India. Sax attended and participated in performances of the pandav lila (a ritual reenactment of scenes from the Mahabharata in a dance) and observed its context in village life...read more

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9780195139143 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 28, 2002, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: For ten years, William Sax studied the inhabitants of the former kingdom of Garhwal in northern India.

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Product Description: For ten years, William Sax studied the inhabitants of the former kingdom of Garhwal in northern India. Sax attended and participated in performances of the pandav lila (a ritual reenactment of scenes from the Mahabharata in a dance) and observed its context in village life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780195139150 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 28, 2002, cover price $51.00 | About this edition: For ten years, William Sax studied the inhabitants of the former kingdom of Garhwal in northern India.

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By William S. Sax (editor)

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9780195091014 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 16, 1995, cover price $59.95

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9780195091021 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 16, 1995, cover price $49.95

Product Description: Through the cold snows of the Central Himalayas, gods and goddesses are regularly taken on ritual processions from village to village. Nandadevi, one of the most popular goddesses, is worshipped by peasant Hindus in almost every village in the high-altitude districts where India, Nepal, and Tibet meet...read more

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9780195064322 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 28, 1991, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Through the cold snows of the Central Himalayas, gods and goddesses are regularly taken on ritual processions from village to village.

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9780195069792 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 28, 1991, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Every few decades, thousands of Hindu villagers in the Central Himalayas of North India carry their regional goddess Nandadevi in a bridal palanquin to her husband Shiva's home, walking barefoot over icebound mountain passes to a lake surrounded by human bones.

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