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Cover for Risk management or the right to ritual: attempting to control the masses at the Kumbh Mela.

This chapter introduces the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela as a motivating factor driving religious tourism and pilgrimage. Specific attention is given here to risk management at the 2013 Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, a mega-event in which over 100 million pilgrims attended and bathed in the river Ganga....

Author(s)
Griffin, D.; Radhakrishnan, Y. P.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism: the beginning of a new era with special reference to India.

This chapter focuses on the growth and development of religious tourism, with a focus on India. A focus on the potential in India for religious tourism highlights a diversity of religions and religious practices that are geographically and culturally disparate, and a society that exhibits many...

Author(s)
Rumki Bandyopadhyay; Kushagra Rajendra
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious spaces as discrete systems: the case of Ayodhya, India.

This chapter explores the pilgrimage site of Ram Janambhumi in Ayodhya (India) through a timeline that extends from before a particular conflict to after the conflict, and investigates the socio-spatial phenomena in the context of their respective social, political and economic conditions. This...

Author(s)
Sanjeev Singh; Nayan Srivastava; Karitikeya Sonker; Manas Ranjan
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religion and Islamic tourism destinations.

Drawing upon recent themes within tourism management, this chapter explores interesting and challenging approaches to the management of Islamic tourism destinations. It takes a closer look at some of the intricacies of Islamic tourism and its management but the priority here is to approach...

Author(s)
Suleman, R.; Qayum, B.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tablighi Jamaat: a multidimensional movement of religious travellers.

Tablighi Jamaat is a voluntary mass movement that preaches Islamic teachings, mainly of the Deobandi school of thought, in the Indian subcontinent. This chapter aims to contribute to the religious tourism literature by discussing the transformative nature and role of Tablighi Jamaat within the...

Author(s)
Abbasi, A. S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Entrepreneurship for religious tourism in Mumbai, India.

This chapter first summarizes the concept of entrepreneurship in religious tourism by focusing on the theory of religious economy. It then considers the characteristics of the religious tourism marketplace in Mumbai and India. Subsequently, the management strategy of an Islamic tour operator is...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for To own the sacred, to control the people: a case study of the MahāBodhi Temple Complex in Bodhgayā, India.

This chapter uses the Mahābodhi Temple complex, which is both a Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage site, as an example to illustrate the inextricable interrelatedness between a sacred place and identity politics. It also highlights how the religious attention and gaze on historic structures and events...

Author(s)
Joshi, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religion and religious tourism: a case study of Kerala.

This chapter presents an overview of pilgrimage tourism in India and provides some insights on three temples in the state of Kerala to understand the intricacies of the practices of modern-day Hinduism.

Author(s)
Pillai, S. K. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter