Ganapati query and call for interns

Patrick Olivelle jpo at UTS.CC.UTEXAS.EDU
Mon Apr 11 21:41:04 UTC 2005

I think Edmund Leach wrote a book (or was it an article) on this
topic -- but specifically on Ganesha in Sri Lanka. And Gananath
Obeyesekere also has written on this, critiquing Leach on some
points. I don't have the biblio on these right now, but one should be
able to Google them.


>There is an article in BEFEO 10 or more years ago now by Robert
>Duquenne which might be of some use. (sorry for the imprecision, but
>it should in any case be relatively easy to find).
>Jonathan Silk
>Department of Asian Languages & Cultures
>Center for Buddhist Studies
>290 Royce Hall
>Box 951540
>Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540
>phone: (310)206-8235
>fax:  (310)825-8808
>silk at

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