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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, 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_031955>
First published online: 2019



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