Serpent mother

Shows how the Bengalis in the town of Bishnupur worship the snake goddess Manasā, a deity of the earth who is close to the day-to-day concerns of agrarian life

Main Author: Gardner, Robert
Corporate Authors: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), Harvard University Film Study Center
Other Authors: Moore, Alan, Östör, Ákos
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 2005, c2005
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Shows how the Bengalis in the town of Bishnupur worship the snake goddess Manasā, a deity of the earth who is close to the day-to-day concerns of agrarian life
Item Description:Based on monographs by Ákos Östör, Play of the Gods (University of Chicago Press) and Culture and power (Sage Publications). - Originally produced in 1985
Physical Description:1 streaming video (28 min.)