Rituals Mantras and Science

Rituals Mantras and Science

An Integral Perspective

ISBN: 9788120820531

Author: Jayant Burde

Subject: History and Culture

Language: English

Binding: Hard Back

Pages: 283

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass

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In this book, the author discusses the places of science in rituals and mantras. Using structural analysis he shows that rituals in general, whether religious, political, social or otherwise have common structural patterns. These patterns are shared by poetry, music, dance and gymnastics, but not by language. Consideration of animal rituals and pathological rituals leads him to propose a general theory that unifies all ritual-like activities.

 

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