The focus is on ritual activities beneath the bodhi tree now existing in Bodhgayâ, India. The dynamic interaction between locally lived religions, long-distance pilgrimage and global tourism has increasingly become tangible here, where a single tree has become the focal point of various narrative traditions, ritual gestures and material-emotional culture.
|Title of host publication||Objects of Worship in South Asian Religions|
|Subtitle of host publication||Forms, practices, and meanings|
|Editors||Knut A. Jacobsen, Mikael Aktor, Kristina Myrvold|
|Place of Publication||London/New York|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Name||Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy|