Managing distress : possession and therapeutic cults in South Asia = La prise en charge de l'affliction : possession et cultes en Asie du Sud / edited by Marine Carrin.
By: Carrin, MarineLanguage: English Publisher: New Delhi : Manohar, 1999.Description: 203p. : photos., plan ; 22cm.ISBN: 8173042120Other title: La prise en charge de l'affliction
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Revised papers originally presented at the 13th European Conference of Modern South Asian Studies, Toulouse, 31 August to 3 September 1994.
Includes bibl. references.
Contents: But they do move ... religion, illness and therapeutics in southern India / J. Assayag; Walking round on the straight path in the name of the father: Murugmalla / F. Rollier; Jod Gomaz Dargah as a healing centre / V.J. Shobha Devi, G.S. Bidarakoppa; Reasserting identity through suffering: Bengal and Karnataka / M. Carrin; The trick of the tail: dispossessed shamans in South India villages / F. Bourdier; "Psycho-religious therapy" in Kerala / G. Tarabout; Places and memories: exorcism and curing among the Tharus of western Nepal / G. Krauskopff; The healing practices of mediums on the River of Perfumes (Vietnam) / Didier Bertrand; Présentation thématique / M. Carrin.
In English with one paper in French.