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After Tamil Nadu, Karnataka has the largest number offemale village deities in South India. Of these, Maramma and Dyamavva are the two most popular ones. Buffalo sacrifice is an integral part of the....

At the very start of a remarkable study of an “anti-god”Rahu, Ranajit Guha (1985) declared that religion is the richest archive in South Asia. Far from being a neo-orientalist assertion about the....

The practices of faith among young, middle-class Muslim women in Mumbai is analysed in this paper and it located within the broader domain of the “piety” literature in the anthropology of Islam. 1 It....

Christianity has had a significant presence in Kerala, even before the arrival of the Portuguese and other subsequent colonial powers. The legendary origin of Christianity in Kerala is traced to the....

Today, the dominant narrative in Iran on transsexuality consists of two—at times parallel, at times competing—storylines: one is the familiar psycho-sexological story of transsexuality as a gender....

Religious freedom for Muslims in general, and the rights of Muslim women in particular, has been a matter of serious contention in postcolonial India. Although the right to religious freedom is....

Religious authority often encompasses the space of politics and power, buttressing patriarchal dominance in matters of gender, social norms, morality, and cultural beliefs and practices (Riesebrodt....

Why a Review of Environment and Development? The Review of Environment and Development has been ­imagined to address social, political and economic ­issues ­related to environment and ecosystems, at....