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Lanjia Saora: Shamanism and Modernity: Dynamics of Resistance to Social Transformation
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Although the origins of this ethnic group remain shrouded in mystery, the term śavara, with a number of variants, appears frequently in ancient Sanskrit literature dating back to the Aitareyabrāhmaṇa and even to Vedas; likewise, they have bee…

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Beggiora, Stefano, “Lanjia Saora: Shamanism and Modernity: Dynamics of Resistance to Social Transformation”, 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 24 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_031990>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20181101



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