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Vaavubhali, a Traditional Festival for Remembering Ancestors

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Title:Vaavubhali, a Traditional Festival for Remembering Ancestors
Authors:Franco, F Merlin
Robin, D T Rose
Date Issued:2011
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation:Franco F M, Robin D T R. 2011. Vaavubhali, a traditional festival for remembering ancestors. Ethnobotany Res Appl 9:115-128.
Abstract:Remembering ancestors is a part of tradition in every society. In this article, we present the importance of a traditional festival called vaavubhali in the context of ecological and economical services rendered. The festival honours deceased souls and also popularizes the planting of ornamental, medicinal and timber yielding plants. The changing scenario is also depicted.
Appears in Collections: 2011 - Volume 9 : Ethnobotany Research and Applications

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