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Rawla: The Gaddika Ritual: Religion, Communism, and Folklore
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In the context of local religious practice in the northern hills of Kerala, the gaddika ritual expresses Ādivāsī traditions. In relation to the characteristic caste hierarchy in rural India, this particular ritual offers an interesting point of view for observing the rupture…

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Egas, José, “Rawla: The Gaddika Ritual: Religion, Communism, and Folklore”, 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_031955>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20180914



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