Publish with us

Follow Penguin

Follow Penguinsters

Follow Hind Pocket Books

Ways of Worship

Ways of Worship

Radhika Chopra
Select Preferred Format

Ways of Worship is a visual chronicle of ritual and religion in India. The photographs, taken by anthropologists in the course of fieldwork, illustrate the innovative, cosmopolitan and visually striking ways on which people please their gods. The photographs display the sophisticated visual cultures that frame the relationship between ordinary devotees and their gods.

Imprint: India Penguin Enterprise

Published: Sep/2020

ISBN: 9780670094011

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹2299.00

Ways of Worship

Radhika Chopra

Ways of Worship is a visual chronicle of ritual and religion in India. The photographs, taken by anthropologists in the course of fieldwork, illustrate the innovative, cosmopolitan and visually striking ways on which people please their gods. The photographs display the sophisticated visual cultures that frame the relationship between ordinary devotees and their gods.

Select Preferred Format

Radhika Chopra

Radhika Chopra, formerly Professor of Sociology, is author of Amritsar 1984: A City Remembers and of Militant and Migrant: The Politics and Social History of Punjab. Deeply interested in visual cultures, she has edited Ways of Worship (2020), based on fieldwork photographs taken by anthropologists. She has published extensively on visual cultures, on migration and on gender and South Asian masculinities.

More By The Author

Migrant Lives

Migrant Lives

Radhika Chopra