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Rathwa: Rathwa Religion
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The phrase “Rathwa religion” can be understood in at least two different senses. On the one hand, it can refer to religious practices, beliefs, forms of organization, and so on that are seen as traditional among Rathwas or that have developed directly from their traditions. On the other hand, it can refer to any and all religious practices, beliefs, forms of organization, and so on i…

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D. Alles, Gregory, “Rathwa: Rathwa Religion”, 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_032081>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20190204



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