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Of Stampedes and Economics

By Deeksha Sivakumar The Juggernaut makes an appearance again. The recent stampede during the Mrugasira Fish Therapy has melded several myths surrounding Hindu rituals. A ritual that arguably combines religion and science, Fish Therapy invites several thousands of devotees and … Continue reading

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Mrugasira Fish Therapy and Religious Authority in Contemporary India

By Deeksha Sivakumar In the urban city of Hyderabad, in the Southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, there is an event that recurs every year around the time of the monsoon. Believers, religious adherents, entire families old and young, along … Continue reading

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