The Wrestler’s Body

  Note on Translation

 expand section1. Search and Research
 expand section2. The Akhara: Where Earth Is Turned Into Gold
 expand section3. Gurus and Chelas: The Alchemy of Discipleship
 expand section4. The Patron and the Wrestler
 expand section5. The Discipline of the Wrestler’s Body
 expand section6. Nag Panchami: Snakes, Sex, and Semen
 collapse section7. Wrestling Tournaments and the Body’s Recreation
 The Weekly Bout
 Dangal Organization and Sponsorship
 Nam Kamana
 Intermediary Conclusions: From Thick to Thin
 The Art of Wrestling
 Naturalization and deification
 The Dangal as Cultural Critique
 expand section8. Hanuman: Shakti, Bhakti, and Brahmacharya
 expand section9. The Sannyasi and the Wrestler
 expand section10. Utopian Somatics and Nationalist Discourse
  11. The Individual Re-Formed

  The Nature of Wrestling Nationalism

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