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KAAVAD TRADITION OF RAJASTHAN: A PORTABLE PILGRIMAGE. Nina Sabnani. Niyogi Books, New Delhi, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, Easthampton. 188 pp. 22 x 20 cm. ISBN 9789383098323 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: The Kaavad of Rajasthan is a portable shrine with multiple doors that fold into themselves. The Kaavadiya Bhat or the storyteller journeys with this brightly painted wooden box to the homes of his patrons, to recite their genealogies and regale them with the stories of the pantheon of deities painted on the shrine. It is a tradition that binds communities in common memory and mythology. Where did it come from? What is its fate in the world today?
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 165295
Hardcover $45.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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