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Cover for The local wisdom of Balinese <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">subaks</i>.

The irrigation of rice terraces on the island of Bali is a classic example of the complexity of indigenous resource management. Small farmer groups comprise local water-user associations called 'subaks', which meet in water temples to manage the irrigation of their terraced paddies. This chapter...

Author(s)
Windia, W.; Sedana, G.; Vet, T. de; Lansing, J. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
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Cover for 'My heart wouldn't accept the advice': paths to self and community in Alevi poetry.

This chapter deals with the Alevi population, Turkey's largest religious minority. The chapter takes the reader on a journey through the works of three poets with the strongest influence on current Alevi culture (Shah Ismail, Pir Sultan Abdal and Kul Himmet) as a historical and cultural guide for...

Author(s)
Carspecken, L.; Özdoğan, Z.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
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Cover for The pilgrim's two economies: Greek convent pilgrimage and economic crisis.

This chapter focuses on pilgrimage to Greek convents (particularly the Convent of the Dormition of the Virgin) in the current period of economic crisis. It discusses the ways in which convents have helped society in different social and economic situations and concentrates on the current crisis,...

Author(s)
Rahkala-Simberg, M. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
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Cover for Travel and/or pilgrimage - both sacred journeys: an atheist's attempt at inquiry and introspection.

This chapter begins by recognizing the many modes of pilgrimage and then discusses how religious and non-religious pilgrimage may have been (incorrectly) pitted against each other, and ends by proposing the creation of synonymy: of pilgrimage and travel being one and the same. The chapter discusses ...

Author(s)
Chadwick Co Sy Su
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
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Cover for The pilgrimage to the mausoleum of Sidi Shaykh.

This chapter discusses various theories of Sufism and describes the pilgrimage to the Mausoleum of Sidi Shaykh, a yearly celebration that takes place in the Algerian West Saharan Atlas region. In Islam, such a pilgrimage is not looked upon favourably by some clerics. Hardliners believe contact...

Author(s)
Abbou, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Let us be human: Wittgenstein and philosophical pilgrimage.

This chapter focuses on visits to sites associated with the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, including his grave in Cambridge, the Norwegian village of Skjolden and the isolated Austrian village of Trattenbach. It is argued that these journeys belong to a distinct genre of pilgrimage,...

Author(s)
Sayre, P. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
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Cover for The social self on pilgrimage: intercession and mediation.

This chapter examines 'intercessory' pilgrimage, or instances when someone undertakes a pilgrimage on behalf of another person, in order to receive a benefit for that person. This sort of pilgrimage suggests an important issue: persons do not exist in isolation or act only for personal gain. The...

Author(s)
Muir, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
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Cover for Pilgrimage walking as green prescription self-therapy?

It is argued that pilgrimage walking (if prescribed as an outdoor therapy alongside/instead of medicines) could reduce Norway's hospitalizations, medication use, health queues and spending, and also help people obtain relief by using their own personal health assets. To support this view, the...

Author(s)
Jørgensen, N. N. K. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
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Cover for Sacred journeys on the path of yoga: an exploration of yoga practice and philosophy.

This chapter offers a comprehensive understanding of yoga, interweaving its personal and broader dimensions. It also highlights the learnings from the sacred journeys of selected Indian teachers who belong to the tradition of householder yogis. Special attention is directed to the rampant...

Author(s)
Sonika Jain
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
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Cover for Pilgrimage and reconciliation: crossing boundaries to transcend them.

This chapter discusses the concept of 'accidental pilgrimage' and how it may become more intentional. To do this, it explores the correspondence between the outer and inner journey through the lens of three pairs of related concepts often used in discussions of pilgrimage, namely tourist/pilgrim,...

Author(s)
Simons, D. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
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