Monthly Archives: June 2014

Pretas and the śrāddha rite: Matthew Sayers’ Feeding the Dead

On my way back from Cardiff yesterday I read Matthew Sayers’ book Feeding the Dead: Ancestor Worship in Ancient India (OUP 2013). [Yes, the journey was long enough to read a whole book, admittedly a fairly short book written in … Continue reading

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