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eBook Rites And Rituals Of Kashmiri Brahmins epub
  • ISBN: 818274475X
  • Author: S. S. Toshkhani
  • Genre: Other
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Pentagon Press; First edition (December 1, 2010)
  • Pages: 237 pages
  • ePUB size: 1829 kb
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by S. S. Toshkhani (Author). ISBN-13: 978-8182744875.

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Are you sure you want to remove Rites and rituals of Kashmiri Brahmins from your list? Rites and rituals of Kashmiri Brahmins. 1st ed. by Śaśiśekhara Toshakhānī. Includes bibliographical references (p. -227) and index. Includes verses in Sanskrit (Sanskrit in roman).

Bibliographic Details. Title: Rites And Rituals Of Kashmiri Brahmins. This is perhaps because the fundamental core of their rites and rituals is much the same as that of the ritual system prevailing among Hindus in other parts of the country. Publisher: Pentagon Press. Publication Date: 2010. Book Condition: Good. At the same time, with regional factors or deshachara coming into play, a whole body of new accoutrements has grown around this core over the centuries which can be characterized as distinctly Kashmiri.

Some festivals of Kashmiri Hindus are unique to Kashmir itself. Toshkhani, a Kashmiri Pandit scholar, has written in great depth about the festivals of the Kashmiri Pandits. The Puja comprises elaborate Tantric rituals that involve observance of a fast during the day and performance of a yaga or fire sacrifice at night. Choice dishes, mainly of meat and fish but also vegetarian as an option, are cooked as sacrificial food and partaken of by the worshipper and his family after being symbolically offered to the whole host of deities and attendant deities associated with Shivaratri. Much of the information is from his writings.

Brahmin Culture and Tradition. Of the Vedic rites of this kind yajna or yaga is the most important. Around four to five lakh Kashmiri Pandits were displaced due to militancy in Kashmir valley. Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Mahaswamiji.

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Rites can be described as established patterns of religious activity embedded in the cultural consciousness of a people, seeking to link the mundane or natural reality with the divine or trans-natural. Although scholars all over the world have evinced a marked interest in the study of Hindu, and in particular Vedic, ritual in the recent years, viewing it from different perspectives, there has been hardly any focus on the ritual behaviour of Kashmiri Brahmins, or Kashmiri Pandits as they are more commonly known, as a separate area of scholastic inquiry. This is perhaps because the fundamental core of their rites and rituals is much the same as that of the ritual system prevailing among Hindus in other parts of the country. At the same time, with regional factors or deshachara coming into play, a whole body of new accoutrements has grown around this core over the centuries which can be characterized as distinctly Kashmiri.
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