Author: Francis PereiraPublisher: ISPCKYear: 2007Language: EnglishPages: 631ISBN/UPC (if available): 978817214959X
The Faith Tradition of the Kunrukhar (Uraons) deals with the religion of the Kunrukhar. The myths, legends, rituals, stories and wisdom sayings of the tribe are seen as their faith tradition or oral scripture. The first part of the book presents the Primary Sources, i.e., texts written o the religion of the Kunrukhar before 1947. The second part of the book presents the Synoptic texts on the faith tradition of the Kunrukhar which deals with the Myths, the Legends, the Traditional Wisdom, Feasts and Festivals, the Rites of Passage and the Belief system of the Kunrukhar. The book is also useful for further research on the religion and culture of the Kunrukhar.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSFOREWORDTRANSLITERATIONABBREVIATIONSGLOSSARYINTRODUCTIONPART I: PRIMARY SOURCE TEXTSDescriptive Ethnology of Bengal (1872)A Statistical Account of Bengal (1877)The tribes and castes of Bengal (1891)The popular religion and Folk-lore of Northern India (1896)The Northwestern provinces of India (1897)Kurukh Grammar (1900) Journal of the Asiatic society of Bengal (1903)Kurukh Folk-lore in the Original (1905)Religion and Customs of the Uraons (1906)Bengal District Gazetteers: Palamau (1907)Anatropous (1909)Kurukh Grammar (1911)Journal of the Bihar and Orissa Research Society (1915)The Oraons of Chota Nagpur (1915)The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India (1916)Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics (1917)Man in India (1921)Man in India (1922)The journal of Bihar and Orissa Research Society (1926)Oraon Religion and Customs (1928)Man in India (1929)Hahn’s Oraon Folk-lore in the Original (1931)Journal of Bihar and Orissa Research Society (1931) The Chota Nagpur Mission Letter (1931)The Chota Nagpur Mission Letter (1934)The Chota Nagpur Mission Letter (1935)Anthropological Papers (1938)Journal of the royal Asiatic Society of Bengal (1939)Man in India (1940)The Blue Grove (1940)Man in India (1944)Journal of the Royal Asiatic society of Bengal (1945)PART II: SYNOPTIC TEXTS1. The Myth of the Kunrukhar2. The Legends of the Kunrukhar3. The Traditional Wisdom of the Kunrukhar4. Feast and festivals of the Kunrukhar5. The Titles of Passage of the Kunrukhar6. The Belief system of the KunrukharCONCLUSIONAppendix I: HosAppendix II: SantalsAppendix III: KhariasAppendix IV: MundasAppendix V: GurmnaAppendix VI: KisansBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX