Computing, Libraries, Tennis, India & other interests of Vikas Kamat
|Things to do for God|| |
| Things You do for God|
Appeasing God is a new section I have
opened at Kamat's Potpourri, and it explores the elements of devotion in India.
Contents include my own experiences, traditions we've documented, and of course,
a lot of pictures on the topic.
The first in the series is a report on Gundabala, where people having been Dancing
for God for eight-hundred years in a time-tested tradition. The belief is
that the deity doesn't refuse any fair requests (example of a fair request are: cure for infertility, matrimonial happiness, success in job-hunt),
if you promise to entertain him all night long with a performance of a
Also read brief
history of the town of Gundabala and an interview
with a local family.
The Bhakti Cults
Song-Dance-Theater Art of Yakshagana
|(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)||First Written: Wednesday, November 20, 2002|
Last Modified: 11/20/2002
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