On the Chariot of the Goddess: A supposed Remedy for Driving out an Epidemic

Modi, Jivanji Jamshedji

In: Anthropological Papers: Papers (mostly on Parsee Subjects) read before the Anthropological Society of Bombay, Bd. 1. The British India Press, Bombay 1911, pp. 96-103

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Abstract

The paper is based on a lecture read on 30th June 1897 and contains a describtion of some Indian local village rites with chariots against epidemics like plague or cholera.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 6 February 2015
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Religions of Indic origin
Controlled Subjects: Indien, Epidemie, Göttin, Streitwagen
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indien, Epidemie, Göttin, Streitwagen, Ritual / India, Epidemic, Goddess, Chariot, Rite
Subject (classification): Anthropology
Religion and Philosophy
Countries/Regions: India
Collection: Jivanji Jamshedji Modi / Works