Thaipusam in Malaysia : a Hindu festival misunderstood?
thesisposted on 2004-01-01, 00:00 authored by Carl Vadivella. Belle
This thesis examines the Malaysian Hindu festival of Thaipusam from a range of detailed perspectives. It queries previous scholarship on Thaipusam and argues the festival is more fully understood in terms of Tamil traditions and belief structures, and its continuing relevance to Malaysian Hindus.
Paginationvi, 548 p. ; 30 cm.