Order in Paradox: Myth, Ritual, and Exchange among Nepal's Tamang

Order in Paradox: Myth, Ritual, and Exchange among Nepal's Tamang

by David H. Holmberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801480553
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 07/28/1992
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.06(w) x 5.91(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Elementary Structures in Ritual Life
2. Tamang Comparatively Reconstructed
3. A Culture of Exchange and Its Paradoxes
4. Panoramas of Cosmic and Temporal Orders
5. Sacrificial Ordination
6. Shamanic Soundings
7. An Amonastic Buddhism
8. Ritual Polarities, Mythic Imagination, and History

Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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