PAPER

Pilgrimage and Astronomy at Chaco Canyon, New Mexico


John McKim Malville
Department of Astrophysical, Planetary, and Atmospheric Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder
Nancy Jean Malville
Department of Anthropology
University of Colorado at Boulder





Contents

( ) Abstract
(+) Introduction
(+) Section 1Walking Across the Landscape
(-) Section 2 Regional Pilgrimage
(+)Section 3 Movement
(+) Tirthayatra
(-) The Chacoan Roads
(+) Section 4 The Calendar
(+) Auspicious Times
(-) Solistice Pilgrimages and Festivals
(+)Section 5 Auspicious Sight
(+) Darshan
(-) The Chacoan Landscape
(+)Section 6 Ritual Geometries
(+) The Pilgrimage Mandalas of Varanasi
(-) The Chaco Mandala
(+)Section 7 Gifts, Offerings, and Feasting
(+) Prasad
(-) Mementos
(+) Section 8 Social Integration
(+) Section 9 Chavin de Huantar
(+) Section 10 Rise and Fall of Pilgrimage
(+) Section 11 Summary and Concluding Remarks
(+) Bibliography References



Return to Submitted Abstracts List Page



Return to Pilgrimage Workshop Home Page