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  • "Baba has come to civilize us": Developmental idealism and framing the strict demands of the Brahma Kumaris.
    McKendry-Smith, Emily (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 698-716.

    Based on 2008-09 interviews with 47 women who attended Brahma Kumari centers in Nepal, as well as participation observation in the centers. The women accepted strict practices that seemed modern but not celibacy, which did not seem modern.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Participant observation; Nepal; Modern; Frame alignment; Celibacy; Brahma Kumari, Nepal; Strictness
  • The cognition of hardship experience in Himalayan pilgrimage.
    Nordin, Andreas (2011)
    Numen 58: 632-673.

    Associated Search Terms: Tibet; Pilgrimage; Cognitive; Nepal
  • Festivités religieuses, publiques et discrètes. Mondialisation, tourisme et mimesis chez le Sherpas du Nord Népal.
    Obadia, Lionel (2010)
    Anthropologie et Sociétés 34:2: 177-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Nepal; Globalization; Feast; Sherpa
  • Rebuilding Buddhism: The Theravada Movement in Twentieth-Century Nepal.
    LeVine, S., and David N. Gellner (2005)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Theravada; Nepal; Buddhist, Nepal
  • Social composition of the population: Caste/ethnicity and relgion in Nepal.
    Dahal, Dilli R. (2003)
    Population Monographs of Nepal 1:2: 87-135.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal
  • Pour une anthropologie religieuse du Maoïsme népalais.
    Ramirez, Philippe (1997)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 99: 47-68.

    Rather than reject religion Maoism in Nepal calls for a reversal of the decadence of the society.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Nepal; Maoism, Nepal; Nepal
  • Les enjeux politiques et identitaires du Tantrisme dans la Vallée de Katmandou, Népal.
    Toffin, Gérard (1997)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 99: 33-46.

    The Newark ethnic group maintains its distinct identity with the Tantric tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal; Newar; Identity; Hindu, Nepal; Tantric, Nepal
  • Entre Orthodoxie Hindoue et Cultes Tribaux: La Religion d'État au Népal.
    Lecomte-Tilouine, Marie (1997)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 99: 9-32.

    Examines the integration of Magar tribal rituals into the Nepalese state Hindu religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal; Hindu, Nepal; Magar; State
  • Christianisme et pouvoirs locaux dans une vallée Tamang du Népal central.
    Ripert, Blandine (1997)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 99: 69-86.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Christian, Nepal; Politics, Nepal; Nepal; Tamang; Conversion
  • Émergence d'un Fondamentalisme Hindou au Népal?
    Bouillier, Véronique (1997)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 99: 87-104.

    Associated Search Terms: World Hindu Federation; Nepal; Hindu, Nepal
  • Une affaire d'état au Népal depuis deux siècles: le proselytisme chrétien et musulman.
    Gaborieau, Marc (1994)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 39/87: 57-72.

    Historical analysis of the Nepalese monarchy's stance toward missions.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Nepal; Missions; Historical; Islam, Nepal; Nepal
  • Monk, Householder, and Tantric Priest. Newar Buddhism and its Hierarchy of Ritual.
    Gellner, David N. (1992)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Nepal; Nepal, Kathmandu; Ritual
  • High Religion: A Cultural and Political History of Sherpa Buddhism.
    Ortner, Sherry B. (1989)
    Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sherpa; Buddhist, Nepal; Nepal
  • Priesthood and Possession: Newar Religion in the Light of Some Weberian Concepts.
    Gellner, David N. (1988)
    Pacific Viewpoint 29:2. (Also in Gellner (ed.) The Anthropology of Buddhism and Hinduism: Weberian Themes. Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 85-105)

    Associated Search Terms: Newar; Possession; Nepal; Buddhist, Nepal
  • Max Weber and the Relation of Religious to Social Change: Some Considerations from Sikkim and Nepal.
    Ling, Trevor (1985)
    In Andreas Buss (ed.) Max Weber in Asian Studies. Leiden: Brill, pp. 115-128.

    Stresses Weber's model of the religion/economics relationship is two-way, not monocausal.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Economic; Nepal; India, Sikkim
  • Les aspects religieux de la royauté Néwar au Népal.
    Toffin, Gérard (1979)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 48:1: 53-82.

    Assesses the link between religion & kingship among the Newars, a highly hinduized Nepalese population.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal; Buddhist, Nepal; Newar; State
  • Sherpas through their Rituals.
    Ortner, Sherry B. (1978)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sherpa; Nepal; Buddhist, Nepal; Ritual
  • Le Culte des Saints chez les Musulmans au Népal et en Inde du Nord.
    Gaborieau, Marc (1978)
    Social Compass 25:2/3: 477-494.

    Describes the organization of the cultus; while prayers of invocation address Allah, the faithful seek favors from saints. In the latter cult individuals & groups express their particularism, much in the way of local deities in Hindu cult.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; India; Nepal; Islam, India; Islam, Nepal
  • Kumari or Virgin Worship in Kathmandu Valley.
    Allen, M.R. (1976)
    Contributions to Indian Sociology 10:2: 293-316.

    Based on 1973-74 field work in Katmandu Valley, Nepal.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, Nepal; Nepal
  • Buddhist Brahmans.
    Greenwold, Stephen M. (1974)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 15:1: 101-123. Comment by Ane Vergati Stahl 16:2 (1975): 310-316. Reply by Greenwold 18:1 (1977): 194-197.

    Based on 1970-72 observations in Nepal; Buddhism in interaction with Hinduism has a hereditary clergy, a temple-based financial & social structure, & an adherence to the caste system.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Nepal; Brahman; Nepal
  • Monkhood Versus Priesthood in Newar Buddhism.
    Greenwold, Stephen M. (1974)
    In Christolph von Fürer-Haimendorf (ed.), Contributions to the Anthropology of Nepal. Warminister: Aris & Phillips, pp. 129-149.

    General description based on a 22 month field study.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Nepal; Nepal; Clergy role; Monk
  • Muslims in the Hindu Kingdom of Nepal.
    Gaborieau, Marc (1972)
    Contributions to Indian Sociology 6: 84-105.

    Based on observations in the mid 1960s; determination of the status of a non-Hindu group in Nepal.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal; Islam, Nepal
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