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Religion and architecture in premodern indonesia : studies in spatial anthropology, by Gaudenz Domenig

Label
Religion and architecture in premodern indonesia : studies in spatial anthropology
Title
Religion and architecture in premodern indonesia
Title remainder
studies in spatial anthropology
Statement of responsibility
by Gaudenz Domenig
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In Religions and Architecture in Premodern Indonesia Gaudenz Domenig presents a new approach to the study of indigenous religions and their influence on vernacular architecture in Indonesia
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Domenig, Gaudenz
Dewey number
722.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
NA2440.N47
LC item number
.D66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Landen Volkenkunde,
Series volume
Volume 294
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  • Architecture
  • Religions
Label
Religion and architecture in premodern indonesia : studies in spatial anthropology, by Gaudenz Domenig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Religion and Architecture in Premodern Indonesia; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Maps; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; Decorating altars to receive spirits and deities; Spirit attractors and spirit ladders in timber buildings; Landtaking, sacred groves and 'soul lands'; Anthropology of space and architecture; The word 'spirit' used in a wide sense; Myths and ideas associated with rituals; The geographic scope: Indonesia; Contents of the chapters: an overview; The past and the present situation; Illustrations; Translations and orthography of Indonesian words
  • PART ONE: DWELLING SPACES OF GODS AND SPIRITSIntroductory notes: The landtaking ritual as a key to understanding indigenous religions; Chapter One: Land-clearing rituals and sacred groves; The ritual procedure in opening up land; A clearing ritual of the Thai-Lao of Northeast Thailand; A land-opening ritual from eastern Flores; Fighting the local spirits; Examples from Halmahera; Expelling spirits from a building site in eastern Sumatra; Clearing land on Nusa Penida (Bali); The transformation of non-specific spirits into local deities; Village founding in an area already opened up
  • The distinction of external and internal free spirits (Nage)Legends regarding the human origin of forest spirits; The division of the land by Batare Guru Sakti; Chapter Two: Sacred groves and tabooed mountains; Sacred groves of various kinds; The human component in guardian spirits of Karo villages; Stories about founding villages (Karo Batak); Sacred groves of the Karo Batak; Mountain spirits and Karo rituals for opening up dry fields; Sacred groves of the Pakpak Batak; The sombaon worship of the Toba Batak; Sacred regions as standards of house orientation
  • Chapter Three: The soul land and the place of deified ancestorsThe Land of the Dead or Soul Land; A land of the dead in the mountains of East Sumba; The vertical and the horizontal view in Sa'dan Toraja cosmology; Local gods on mountains and deified ancestors in the sky; The rice deity dwelling in the mountains of Mamasa; Earth spirits emerging in the mountains; The earth spirit paradox: Earth spirits arriving from above; Ancestor spirits as intermediaries to a higher god; From founding ancestor to supreme being; A different view advocated by scholars of religion
  • PART TWO: ALTARS, SPIRIT LURES AND SPIRIT LADDERSIntroductory notes: Deities and spirits called to offerings; 'Evil' spirits or 'angry' spirits?; Free spirits, spirits of the dead, and ancestor spirits; Chapter Four: Temporary altars and the attraction of fresh leaves; Decoration as an old principle of architecture; Plants used for decoration; The reed altar of the Sa'dan Toraja and its mythic prototype; Pamona altars with crossed spirit ladders; A square altar without a platform (Minahasa); Simple sticks supporting an offering
  • An offering post with a palm leaf as spirit lure (Kai Archipelago)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (594 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004274075
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2550000001278113
  • (EBL)1678893
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1678893
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001278113
Label
Religion and architecture in premodern indonesia : studies in spatial anthropology, by Gaudenz Domenig
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Religion and Architecture in Premodern Indonesia; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Maps; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; Decorating altars to receive spirits and deities; Spirit attractors and spirit ladders in timber buildings; Landtaking, sacred groves and 'soul lands'; Anthropology of space and architecture; The word 'spirit' used in a wide sense; Myths and ideas associated with rituals; The geographic scope: Indonesia; Contents of the chapters: an overview; The past and the present situation; Illustrations; Translations and orthography of Indonesian words
  • PART ONE: DWELLING SPACES OF GODS AND SPIRITSIntroductory notes: The landtaking ritual as a key to understanding indigenous religions; Chapter One: Land-clearing rituals and sacred groves; The ritual procedure in opening up land; A clearing ritual of the Thai-Lao of Northeast Thailand; A land-opening ritual from eastern Flores; Fighting the local spirits; Examples from Halmahera; Expelling spirits from a building site in eastern Sumatra; Clearing land on Nusa Penida (Bali); The transformation of non-specific spirits into local deities; Village founding in an area already opened up
  • The distinction of external and internal free spirits (Nage)Legends regarding the human origin of forest spirits; The division of the land by Batare Guru Sakti; Chapter Two: Sacred groves and tabooed mountains; Sacred groves of various kinds; The human component in guardian spirits of Karo villages; Stories about founding villages (Karo Batak); Sacred groves of the Karo Batak; Mountain spirits and Karo rituals for opening up dry fields; Sacred groves of the Pakpak Batak; The sombaon worship of the Toba Batak; Sacred regions as standards of house orientation
  • Chapter Three: The soul land and the place of deified ancestorsThe Land of the Dead or Soul Land; A land of the dead in the mountains of East Sumba; The vertical and the horizontal view in Sa'dan Toraja cosmology; Local gods on mountains and deified ancestors in the sky; The rice deity dwelling in the mountains of Mamasa; Earth spirits emerging in the mountains; The earth spirit paradox: Earth spirits arriving from above; Ancestor spirits as intermediaries to a higher god; From founding ancestor to supreme being; A different view advocated by scholars of religion
  • PART TWO: ALTARS, SPIRIT LURES AND SPIRIT LADDERSIntroductory notes: Deities and spirits called to offerings; 'Evil' spirits or 'angry' spirits?; Free spirits, spirits of the dead, and ancestor spirits; Chapter Four: Temporary altars and the attraction of fresh leaves; Decoration as an old principle of architecture; Plants used for decoration; The reed altar of the Sa'dan Toraja and its mythic prototype; Pamona altars with crossed spirit ladders; A square altar without a platform (Minahasa); Simple sticks supporting an offering
  • An offering post with a palm leaf as spirit lure (Kai Archipelago)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (594 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004274075
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001278113
  • (EBL)1678893
  • (SSID)ssj0001216898
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11697559
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001216898
  • (PQKBWorkID)11198195
  • (PQKB)10804735
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1678893
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001278113

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