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‘Field work on the Kula ritual in Orissa’

Dupuche, John R. (2011) ‘Field work on the Kula ritual in Orissa’. Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia, 43. pp. 49-60. ISSN 0030-5340


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The ancient rituals of the Kula or Kaula tradition, an extreme tantric tradition, have been recorded in texts dating from medieval Kashmir and Assam. To what extent are these rituals, kept secret even in those ancient days, still practised in India, in particular in Orissa State.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Kula, Kaula, tantra, Kashmir Shaivism, Abhinavagupta, Matsyendranath
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220406 Studies in Eastern Religious Traditions
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: A - World Religions
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Rev Dr John Dupuche
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2014 04:41
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2016 04:31
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1618

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