Contemporary practices: India

Elmore, M. 2015

‘Contemporary Hindu approaches to death: living with the dead’, in K. Garces-Foley, K. (ed.) Death and Religion in a Changing World, London: Routledge, 23-44.

Singh, R. 2022

Dead in Banaras: An Ethnography of Funeral Travelling, Oxford: Oxford University Press.


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