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    Title: Chthonic Sovereigns? ";Neak Ta";in a Cambodian Village
    Authors: 吳考甯
    Work, Courtney
    Contributors: 民族系
    Date: 2019.1
    Issue Date: 2020-05-25 12:25:27 (UTC+8)
    Abstract: Typically conflated with spirit or religion, territorial land entities known by various names across monsoon Asia are engaged in social relationships with human communities. Most often called neak ta in Cambodia (meaning the Ancient ones), but also known as maja tuk maja day, (the master of the water and the land), and arak (guardian or protector), many will tell you this is Brahminism, superstition from the ancient religion. More recently scholars use the term animism, and through this lens, neak ta becomes spirit—metaphysical guardians of territories, spirits of founding ancestors, or the earth-bound deities in Buddhist cosmologies. For locals they are guardians, people we cannot see, punishers, and healers, sometimes ancestors sometimes not. In the following treatment, empirical data complicates the prevailing paradigm and begins to detangle these entities from the constructed category of religion. In the context of an expanding discussion rethinking animism in Southeast Asia and its relationship to universal religions, these sovereigns of the land emerge beyond their confinement, or their assignation as spirits. They are in and of the water and the land and are instrumental social actors in the articulation of economic activity and political strategies as well as Buddhist practice.
    Relation: Asia Pacific Journal of Anth, Vol.20, No.1, pp.74-95
    Data Type: 期刊論文
    DOI 連結: https://doi.org/10.1080/14442213.2018.1553205
    DOI: 10.1080/14442213.2018.1553205
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