Sökning: "Sofia Herslow"

Hittade 2 uppsatser innehållade orden Sofia Herslow.

  1. 1. Myten om Kumari i Kathmandudalen

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Författare :Sofia Herslow; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Kumari; Kathmandu; Bhaktapur; Patan; Nepal; Shaktism; Divine right of Kings; Malla; Virgin worship; History of Religion; Hinduism; Buddhism; Philosophy and Religion;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis discusses a myth of Kumari in relation to historical events and political tendencies in the Kathmandu valley. While historically myths have been used for various purposes, most of which are harmless, sometimes the motives do not justify the actions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The tourist gaze on the royal Kumari of Kathmandu - Analysis of a living goddess based on online discourse

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Författare :Sofia Herslow; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Social anthropology; Kumari; worship; Newar; Nepal; Kathmandu valley; Tourism; Tourist Gaze; Modes of Authenticity; John Urry; Erik Cohen; living goddess; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : There are many possible sources for anthropological research, however, this thesis examines tourists' comments on internet forums. In particular, tourist comments on the TripAdvisor page of the Kumari Chowk in Kathmandu, Nepal will be examined. LÄS MER