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Transgressivritual ritualpraktik inom hinduismen

Mannberg, Markus LU (2017) RHIK03 20162
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Abstract
Norms and taboos as well as social and religious hierarchies that are entrenched within orthodox hinduism have been established through perceived god-given notions of (im)purity. Parallell to prevalent brahmanism, certain groups have consistently sought to breach these norms by advocating various elements that are in direct opposition to the brahmanic notions of purity. These impure elements include death, sex and substances such as meat, blood and alcohol. The transgressive saivite ritual practices seek to liberate the divine feminine principle of Sakti by incorporating aforementioned elements in a specific ritual context which plunges the practicioner into a state of non-dualism – a state beyond the material and immaterial, beyond good... (More)
Norms and taboos as well as social and religious hierarchies that are entrenched within orthodox hinduism have been established through perceived god-given notions of (im)purity. Parallell to prevalent brahmanism, certain groups have consistently sought to breach these norms by advocating various elements that are in direct opposition to the brahmanic notions of purity. These impure elements include death, sex and substances such as meat, blood and alcohol. The transgressive saivite ritual practices seek to liberate the divine feminine principle of Sakti by incorporating aforementioned elements in a specific ritual context which plunges the practicioner into a state of non-dualism – a state beyond the material and immaterial, beyond good and evil, and thereby beyond the orthodox hindu notion of (im)purity. By cultivating Sakti and ritually unite her with the masculine principle of Shiva, the practicioner not only threatens the social order of the hindu community but may also assume an advance toward religious perfection. (Less)
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author
Mannberg, Markus LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
En studie om śaivitisk vāmācāra-tantra i ljuset av den ortodoxa hinduismens förståelse av (o)renhet
course
RHIK03 20162
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Hinduism, purity, impurity, Tantra, Kapalikas, Brahmanism, transgressive ritual practises, vamacara, dakcinacara, Sakti, Shakti, Shiva, advaitacara, non-dualism, moksha
language
Swedish
id
8902757
date added to LUP
2017-02-16 09:33:41
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2017-02-16 09:33:41
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  abstract     = {Norms and taboos as well as social and religious hierarchies that are entrenched within orthodox hinduism have been established through perceived god-given notions of (im)purity. Parallell to prevalent brahmanism, certain groups have consistently sought to breach these norms by advocating various elements that are in direct opposition to the brahmanic notions of purity. These impure elements include death, sex and substances such as meat, blood and alcohol. The transgressive saivite ritual practices seek to liberate the divine feminine principle of Sakti by incorporating aforementioned elements in a specific ritual context which plunges the practicioner into a state of non-dualism – a state beyond the material and immaterial, beyond good and evil, and thereby beyond the orthodox hindu notion of (im)purity. By cultivating Sakti and ritually unite her with the masculine principle of Shiva, the practicioner not only threatens the social order of the hindu community but may also assume an advance toward religious perfection.},
  author       = {Mannberg, Markus},
  keyword      = {Hinduism,purity,impurity,Tantra,Kapalikas,Brahmanism,transgressive ritual practises,vamacara,dakcinacara,Sakti,Shakti,Shiva,advaitacara,non-dualism,moksha},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Transgressivritual ritualpraktik inom hinduismen},
  year         = {2017},
}