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Servants of the goddess

C. J. Fuller

Servants of the goddess

the priests of a south Indian temple

by C. J. Fuller

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Madurai.
    • Subjects:
    • Maturai Aruḷmiku Mīn̲āṭci Cuntarēsvarar Ālayam,
    • Priests, Hindu -- India -- Madurai,
    • Mīnākṣī (Hindu deity) -- Cult -- India -- Madurai

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC.J. Fuller.
      SeriesCambridge studies in social anthropology ;, 47
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1241.44 .F84 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 232 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3172142M
      ISBN 100521247772
      LC Control Number83014369


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