Search for dissertations about: "Varanasi"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word Varanasi.

  1. 1. Inside the Guru's Gate : Ritual Uses of Texts among the Sikhs in Varanasi

    Author : Kristina Myrvold; Tord Olsson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anthropomorfism; personification; liturgies; ritual practices; religious worship; sacred places; gurdwara; migration; counter-narrative; emic historiography; speech act theory; ritual studies; oral tradition; performance studies; guru; holy scriptures; Adi Granth; Guru Granth; Benares; Varanasi; Punjab; Sikhism; Sikhs; Religious Studies and Theology; Religion och teologi; social agency; Övriga religioner; Humanities; Humaniora; rites of passage; festivals; rites of affliction; Other Religions; religious education; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions;

    Abstract : Summary: For religious Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib is a holy scripture which enshrines ontologically divine words and the teaching and revelatory experiences of historical human Gurus. Simultaneously the Sikhs have taken the concept of a sacred scripture much further than any other religious community by treating the Guru Granth Sahib as a living Guru invested with spiritual authority and agency to guide humans and establish relationships to the divine. READ MORE

  2. 2. Not Just Any Water : Hinduism, Ecology and the Ganges Water Controversy

    Author : Sidsel Hansson; Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ecology; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Hinduism Ganges river Religious change Environmental awareness; Non-Christian religions; Ekologi; Environmental health; Miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Whether the Ganges river in Varanasi (India) is pristinely pure or heavily polluted depends on by whom it qualities are defined, the Brahmin religious specialists in the city or the science oriented environmentalists. While the controversy continues, some Hindu religious leaders are searching for ways to adjust their respective traditions to the environmental paradigms, an initiative that reflects a larger global religious trend. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rock Mass Characterisation Using Drill Performance Monitoring : Problems, Analysis challenges and Limitations

    Author : Rajib Ghosh; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Drift och underhållsteknik; Operation and Maintenance;

    Abstract : In open pit mining, it is important to know as much information as possible about rock masses to be mined for more cost-effective mining operation. In rock engineering perspective, information about rock mass characteristics usually includes hardness of the rock, geological features, fractures, faults, ore contacts, water bearing stratum. READ MORE