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The Muria and their ghotul.

Verrier Elwin

The Muria and their ghotul.

by Verrier Elwin

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Published by Oxford Univ. Press in [Bombay] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muria (Indic people),
  • Primitive societies,
  • Adolescence,
  • Dormitories

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN483 .E4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 730 p.
    Number of Pages730
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6036691M
    LC Control Number48019337
    OCLC/WorldCa907873

      The book in question was Verrier Elwin's elaborate anthropological study 'The Muria and Their Ghotul', published in It became the first academic book I ever read from the beginning to its. The ghotul - the Muria call it their 'kingdom of the young.' It is the place where young boys and girls meet at the evenings after having worked through the day together with their families. Youth houses and dormitories are common among tribal people throughout the world. But whereas elsewhere they often function as the meeting and training Views: 19K.

    funerary practices of the Maria Gonds. Verrier Elwin’s book The Muria and their Ghotul, () produces in depth depiction of Muria life sequence and their construction of memorial stone in the name of deceased. He also had given the details information about the Ghotul system of Muria gond. The book in question was Verrier Elwin's elaborate anthropological study 'The Muria and Their Ghotul', published in It became the first academic book I ever read from the beginning to its very : 20K.

    The essays in this collection discuss his experiences in India, Indian tribes, Muria and their ghotul, Maria murder and suicide, art, folksongs, myths, and Nagaland. Nineteen black and white photographs, the majority taken by Elwin, are also included.   Ghotul Dance or Mandri Dance by Muria Tribe of Bastar - Duration: Hidden Treasures of India , views. Greek Gods - SNL - Duration: Saturday Night Live Recommended for you.


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This work, The Muria and their ghotul. book magnum opus, focuses on the Muria ghotul--the village dormitory, the bachelor's hall of the Muria of Bastar. Providing a comprehensive study of ghotul life and organization, the book also covers other aspects of Muria life and background outside the ghotul including the geopolitical background of the Muria, their economic life and its organization, the course of Muria life from birth to /5(4).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Elwin, Verrier, Muria and their ghotul. [Bombay] Oxford Univ. Press [] (OCoLC)   The Muria and their ghotul by Verrier Elwin; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Muria (Indic people), Dormitories, Adolescence, Primitive societies, Society, Primitive, Primitive Society.

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The ghotul is the young people's dormitory ; but its use is not restricted, as in so many tribes (for this institution is very widespread), to males only. Among the Muria, children of both sexes.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Elwin, Verrier, Muria and their ghotul. Delhi: Vanya Prakashan: Oxford University Press,   Social anthropologist Verrier Elwin, in his landmark book The Muria And Their Ghotul, writes: "The ghotul is for the Muria the centre of social and religious life which traces its origin to Lingo Pen, a famous cult hero; all unmarried boys and girls must be its members.".

Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. The Muria people of India have a peculiar institution – the Ghotul.

This is a house reserved solely for children. Here the young boys and girls spend their leisure time, their evenings and nights, totally self-determined without interference of adults. In the Ghotul the kids even enjoy sexual freedom. The place where children rule. The first part of the book deals with Muria culture generally, as a context in which to set the [n]ghotul[/n].

There are descriptive sections on food-getting, kinship, the life-cycle, religion, legend, etc. The second portion of the book deals with the communal dwelling where the young people of the Gond villages live, the [n]ghotul[/n]. The Muria and Their Ghotul by Verrier Elwin starting at $ The Muria and Their Ghotul has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New.

With boys telling stories, asking riddles, reporting daily affairs, planning expeditions and allotment of duties, the ghotul is a place embedded in and nurtured by the larger socio-religious landscape of the Gond society—a sacred place where no wrongs can be committed.

The Muria and Their Ghotul by Verrier Elwin ISBN ISBN Hardcover; Cary, North Carolina, U.s.a.: Oxford University Press, Usa,   In his book, The Perceiving Fingers () the renowned modern artist, J. Swaminathan, observes, 'The Muria used to make paintings on the walls of their Ghotul, as noticed by Elwin.

However, the tradition, if any, has decayed and almost vanished with. The Muria and Their Ghotul by Verrier Elwin; Warren E.

Roberts, 'Verrier Elwin (–)', Asian Folklore Studies (), –14 The Tribal World of Verrier Elwin, An Autobiography, Oxford University Press () Beating a dead horse Verrier Elwin; Resources related to research: BEROSE - International Encyclopaedia of the Histories of Anthropology. The Ghotul tradition of the Muria tribals points to the equality and unisexuality of primitive humans.

In the tribe, young men and women 'date' from the age of ten onwards, whereas we in the modern world wonder what age is appropriate for beginning sex education.

The Muria tribe are unique in their construction of the ‘Ghotul’ – a commune or dormitory, meant to create an environment for Muria youth to get acquainted with their sexuality. The practice or ritual involves young men and women spending time at the commune or the ghotul, where they take part in singing, dancing and exploring their.

Elwin published his study of the Muria as a page book entitled 'The Muria And Their Ghotul,' later translated in a abridged edition into French and Italian. Inan abridged English edition was published by Oxford University Press under the title 'The Kingdom Of The Young.