Cooking the World: Ritual and Thought in Ancient India (French Studies on South Asian Culture and Society)

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The fifteen essays collected in this book deal with various aspects of Vedic and Brahmanic ritual. The author attempts to explore the implications of the classical Hindu definition of man: Of all the animals fitted to be sacrifical victims, only man can perform sacrifices.

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Charles Malamoud, Director of Studies in Indian Religions, Ecole Pratique des hautes etudes, Sorbonne.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French

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Published by OUP India (1996)
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