Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Research Associations
Research Projects
Subproject A2: Life-Cycle Rites de Passage in Nepal

Subproject A3: Initiation, Ordination to Priesthood, Temple Festivals - Ritual Traditions in the South-Indian Temple City of Kancipuram

Benares Project (old version)

Research Projects

Projects of Staff Members

apl. Prof. Dr. Jörg Gengnagel

(Profil)

Dissertation projects

Bechler, Silke, M.A.

Larios, Borayin, M.A.

(Profil)

Zotter, Christof, M.A.

(Profil)
  • Die Initiation der Indo-Parbatiyā in Nepal. Text und Praxis des Rituals
    submitted June 2009, forthc.

Mishra, Anand, M.A.

(Profil)

Simon Cubelic, M. A.

Scholarship holder of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Projects of Previous Staff Members

Prof. Dr. Ute Hüsken

Dr. Johannes Beltz

  • Die Mahima-Dharma-Bewegung in Text und Kontext

Prof. Dr. Srilata Raman

Dr. Johanna Buss

  • "Preta, Pitr and Pisaca: Ritual and mythical conceptions of the deceased according to the Pretakalpa of the Garudapurana, the Garudapuranasaroddhara and the Pretamanjari"
  • Full text in Heidok
  • PDF in Heidok

Matthias Ortlieb M. A.

  • Nepal Chronicle Project

Dr. Christoph Emmrich

  • Initiation und Hochzeit bei den hochkastigen Newar-Buddhisten von Lalitpur, Nepal (Initiation and Marriage among the High-Caste Newars of Lalitpur, Nepal)
  • Historiographische Studien zur Unfallsgeschichte des Roten Matsyendranātha von Buṃgamatī
  • Traditionelle Gelehrsamkeit und religiöse Identität bei den Digambara Jainas in Tamil Nadu (Traditional scholarship and religious identity among the Digambara Jains of Tamil Nadu
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