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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, Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), Michel Boivin, Gérard Toffin, Paul Hockings, Raphaël Rousseleau, Tanka Subba, Harald Lambs-Tyche (Section Editors). Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_031990>
First published online: 2019



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