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  • South Asian Religions on Displayby Knut A. Jacobsen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Religious procession is a significant dimension of religion in South Asia. Processions are central not only in Hinduism, but also Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism, which have large procession rituals. The last years have seen an increase in processions and ritualizations of space both in South Asia and in the South Asian Diaspora. Processions... more...

  • Yoga Powersby Knut A. Jacobsen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    The book offers a number of new insights in the history of yoga powers in the South Asian religious traditions, analyzes the position of the powers in the salvific process and in conceptions of divinity, and explores the rational explanations of the powers provided by the traditions. more...

  • Pilgrimage in the Hindu Traditionby Knut A. Jacobsen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the phenomenon, this book investigates the narratives, rituals,... more...

  • South Asian Christian Diasporaby Knut A. Jacobsen; Selva J. Raj

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    The South Asian Christian diaspora is largely invisible in the literature about religion and migration. This is the first comprehensive study of South Asian Christians living in Europe and North America, presenting the main features of these diasporas, their community histories and their religious practices. The authors present a great variety of Christian... more...

  • Sikhs in Europeby Knut Jacobsen; Kristina Myrvold

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    Sikhs in Europe are neglected in the study of religions and migrant groups: previous studies have focused on the history, culture and religious practices of Sikhs in North America and the UK, but few have focused on Sikhs in continental Europe. This book fills this gap, presenting new data and analyses of Sikhs in eleven European countries; examining... more...

  • Objects of Worship in South Asian Religionsby Knut A. Jacobsen; Mikael Aktor; Kristina Myrvold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Objects of worship are an aspect of the material dimension of lived religion in South Asia. The omnipresence of these objects and their use is a theme which cuts across the religious traditions in the pluralistic religious culture of the region. Divine power becomes manifest in the objects and for the devotees they may represent power regardless of... more...

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