Rajesh Komath
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Rajesh Komath replied to Charis Boke's discussion CFP SAR 2011 Conference, Santa Fe, NM: Marginal Objects? How to think with the things that surround faith practices in the group Anthropology of Religion
"Hellow, The theme of the conference is interesting and try to explore the contemporary format of sacred in space and time. What is the nature of sacred in time and space and what form it takes when it move to contemporary market driven society is a…"
Jan 22, 2011
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Jun 3, 2010
Rajesh Komath left a comment for Olatz González Abrisketa
"Hi Olatz Welcome to this cooperative. I am interested in anthropology of religion and specifically working on a book Theyyam: Double Lives; An auto-ethnography. warmly Rajesh Komath"
Jun 3, 2010
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Jun 3, 2010
Rajesh Komath commented on debojyoti das's photo
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"hellow thank you for introducing me into the anthropologycooperative."
May 11, 2010
Rajesh Komath replied to Rajesh Komath's discussion autoethnography in the group Anthropology of Religion
"Hi if you have some of the soft copies of the suggested articles with you, could you please forward it to my email. komathrajesh@mail.com"
Apr 29, 2010
Nold Egenter replied to Rajesh Komath's discussion autoethnography in the group Anthropology of Religion
"Rajesh, I think your suggestion is very important. Beyond the question 'autoethnography/autobiography or participant-observation' Theyyam is an important phenomenon in the framework of research into the structure of religions. It is an…"
Apr 26, 2010
Rajesh Komath replied to Rajesh Komath's discussion autoethnography in the group Anthropology of Religion
"Thank you very much..."
Apr 25, 2010
Rajesh Komath replied to Rajesh Komath's discussion autoethnography in the group Anthropology of Religion
"Have you come across any good work on auto-ethnography? if so please suggest me the references."
Apr 25, 2010
Piers Locke replied to Rajesh Komath's discussion autoethnography in the group Anthropology of Religion
"Hi Rajesh- I suggest you read: Okely, J. & H. Callaway (eds) 1992. Anthropology and Autobiography (ASA monographs 29. London: Routledge. Reed-Danahay, D. (ed.) 1997. Auto/Ethnography: Rewriting The Self and The Social. Oxford:…"
Apr 25, 2010
Rajesh Komath replied to Rajesh Komath's discussion autoethnography in the group Anthropology of Religion
"It is not merely my biography, it explores the culture of Theyyam worship and the changing relationships of various social groups involved in north Malabar social life. To describe what is the organisation of a worship, I thought of narrating my own…"
Apr 25, 2010
Rajesh Komath added a discussion to the group Anthropology of Religion
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Dear FriendsI am an indigenous performer of a ritual in Kerala, India called Theyyam. I had been performing this ritual as a cult, religion through out my life even today. I am writing all my memories of the Theyyam performed in the sacred kavus/shrines of north Malabar. Could it be an exercise in auto-ethnography?warmlyRajesh KomathSee More
Apr 25, 2010
Rajesh Komath joined Kaela Woolsey's group
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Anthropology of Religion

A group for discussion of all aspects of the anthropology of religion. Discussion can concern cross-cultural analysis, or specific religions. Any other topic tangentially related to religion is also welcome, including folklore studies, etc.
Apr 25, 2010
Rajesh Komath is now a member of Open Anthropology Cooperative
Apr 25, 2010

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Rajesh Kumar Komath
School/Organization/Current anthropological attachment
School of Social Sciences, MG University
Website
http://www.mgu.ac.in

Who would not be proud to see himself being worshiped by the whole village?

One can train for the make-up and methods for for rituals.
But one cannot train for a TRANCE--That comes only within.

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COME AND STAND WITHIN ME.

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