Buddhist Ordination: Local Problems in a Global Context
Thu, February 11, 2010 • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.118
Dr. Ute Huesken from the University of Oslo, Norway, has done field work at South Indian temples for more than ten years. Her second book, "Visnu's Children: Prenatal life-cycle rituals in South India" (2009) analyzes specific ritual traditions observed at those temples. She is also the editor of "When Rituals Go Wrong: Mistakes, Failure, and the Dynamics of Ritual" (2007) and co-editor of a number of other relevant books on ritual.