Bodylore is the name of the field that researchs bodily states/stances/actions and their symbolical meanings. With a series of folklore research about the body in various subjects, bodylore became a sub-field in folklore field. In the aspect of cultural science, it could be seen that a body that produces culture in some situations embodies the culture. Meaning the body is available to be read as a cultural text. On the basis of this assumption, the concept of sacred visitation, practices that arises depending on visiting party and visited party factors, will be evaluated based on the sacred-body relations. In this work, for the research of the visitation phenomenon, a new approach is used as a result bodylore concept's applicability on visitation phenomenon was seen.
bodylore, folklore, sacred visitation, tomb, sacred
|Author :||Aktan Müge YILMAZ|
|Number of pages:||582-594|