Bali: Sekala & Niskala: Essays on Religion, Ritual, and art [Audiobook] download free by Fred B. Eiseman

Bali: Sekala & Niskala: Essays on Religion, Ritual, and art Audiobook download free by Fred B. Eiseman
  • Listen audiobook: Bali: Sekala & Niskala: Essays on Religion, Ritual, and art
  • Author: Fred B. Eiseman
  • Release date: 2009/12/17
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780804840989
  • Rating: 9.68 of 10
  • Votes: 118
  • Review by: Alayna Sneed
  • Review rating: 7.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Duration: 4H56M15S in 256 kbps (78.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WMA, FLAC, AIFF, MPEG4, WAV (compression AZW4, CBR, CHM, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 392
  • Includes a PDF summary of 45 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 32M43S (9 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 'The best book on Bali for the serious visitor...Has the freshness of personal experience.'-Dr. Hildred Geertz, author of Kinship in Bali and Professor of Anthropology at Princeton UniversityIn Bali, what you see-sekala-is a colorful world of ceremony, ritual, dance, and drama. What you don't see what is occult-niskala-is the doctrine underlying the pageants, the code underlying the rites, and the magic underlying the dance. In this book, author Fred Eiseman explores both tangibles and intangibles in the realm of Balinese religion, ritual, and performing arts.The essays collected here topics ranging from Hindu mythology to modern gamelan music. Eiseman's approach is that of a dedicated reporter in love with his subject-he has the knowledge and patience to explain the near-infinite permutations of the Balinese calendar, and yet he is still moved by the majesty of the great Eka Dasa Rudra ceremony. The author's 28 years experience on the island shows and this book rewards close reading-even by the most seasoned students of Balinese culture.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Guidebooks, Sociology: Customs & Traditions, Spirituality & Religious Experience, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Hindu Books, Other Non-Christian Religions
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.02 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x203x27.94mm
  • Weight: 368g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Boston, United States

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