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Ho: Funerary Rites and Memory Stones
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The Conception of the Person

The representations of death revolve around a conception of the person that must be addressed before attempting to describe the sequence of the funeral ceremonies. The human body, hormo, is made up of two very different substances: the bony p…

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Carrin, Marine, “Ho: Funerary Rites and Memory Stones”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, Edited by: Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès, Michel Boivin, Centre for South Asian Studies (CNRS-EHESS), Gérard Toffin, Centre d’Études Himalayennes, Paul Hockings, University of Illinois at Chicago, Raphaël Rousseleau, Université de Lausanne, Tanka Subba, North-Eastern Hill University, Harald Lambs-Tyche, University of de Picardie-Jules Verne. Consulted online on 23 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_032086>
First published online: 2019



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