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Patrons, devotees, and goddesses

Masakazu Tanaka

Patrons, devotees, and goddesses

ritual, and power among the Tamil fishermen of Sri Lanka

by Masakazu Tanaka

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Published by Manohar Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Tamil (Indic people) -- Sri Lanka -- Religion.,
    • Fishers -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-218) and index.

      StatementMasakazu Tanaka.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2032.T3 T36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL505060M
      ISBN 108173041830
      LC Control Number98902296

        Editorial Note: This is the transcript of a talk I gave at the 24th Annual Fellowship of Isis Chicago Goddess Convention, Octo , at the North Shore Holiday Inn in Skokie, Illinois. Introduction. Good morning and thank you all for coming to our 24th Annual FOI Chicago Goddess Convention! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Anna and I’ve been proudly serving as . Although quite violent in nature, the festival is famous amongst the devotees and is a well known occurrence in the area. This festival is celebrated for the well being of the town, during which, people pray to Goddess Gangamma, the patron goddess who looks after the town and its people.


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