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Flügel, Peter (2015) Digambara Jaina Divination Rituals in Coastal Karṇāṭaka. In: Jaina Tantra, 23.3.2015, SOAS. (Unpublished)

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The paper presents a comparative analysis of the divination rituals performed to the yakṣīs Kūṣmāṇḍīnī, Jvālāmālinī and Padmāvatī at pilgrimage shrines related to the maṭhas of the Digambara bhaṭṭārakas at Mūḍabidarī, Narasiṃharājapura and Hūmchā in Coastal Karnataka and similar Hindu rituals in Central Karnataka to discern the specific features of jainisation of regional divinatory practice.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Items (Paper)
Keywords: Digambara, Jaina, divination, ritual, Karnataka, yakṣiṇī, Padmāvatī, Hombuja, vara pūjā
SOAS Departments & Centres: School Research Centres > Centre of Jaina Studies
Departments and Subunits > School of History, Religions & Philosophies > Department of Religions & Philosophies
Copyright Statement: with permission of the author
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2019 11:58
Related URLs: https://www.soa ... s/jaina-tantra/ (Organisation URL)

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