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ANTH 1220 Lecture 66: Lecture 66
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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 1220
Professor
Ellen R.Judd
Semester
Winter

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oS82 Anthropomorphism: the goddess in the form of a tree and a protector in the form of a stone o Tree (mother), stone (brothers potturaja) symbols of nature Story of the goddess born in a graveyard If we dont worship her, for her power, small pox and paralysis will come Also worship for the wellbeing of children, fertility and householders God is society writ large pray for nature, production (farming), procreation, freedom from disease Not asking for money, etc praying for basic thingsneeds God is a reflection of the people and their needs Village goddesses vs. classical (Hindu) goddesses Village: Nonvegetarian Meat Want blood Love liquor Always single Want them to pray in a vernacular language No priest Classical (Hindu): Vegetarian Fruit Noblood No liquor Consort pair up Sanskrit language Priest Toddy tappers:
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