Heidrun Bruckner (Editor)
Heidrun Bruckner (b.1949) is Professor of Indology and South Asian Studies at the university of Wurzburg, Germany. She is the Author of a monograph on texts and rituals of Tulu folk religion (Furstliche Feste, Wiesbaden 1995) and co-editor of Gunther-Dietz Sontheimer's Essays on Khandoba (Delhi 1997), his Essays on Religion, Literature and Law (Delhi 2004), and a volume of essays in his memory In the Company of Gods (Delhi 2005).
Phillip B. Zarrilli (Editor)
Phillip B. Zarrilli is internationally known for training actors through Asian martial/meditation arts and as a director. He is currently Professor of Performance Practice within the Drama Department, University of Exeter. He has published numerous books and essays on Kathakali dance drama and Kalarippayattu.
Elisabeth Schombucher (Editor)
Elisabeth Schombucher teaches Social Anthropology at the Universities of Heidelberg and Wurzburg. She has conducted extensive fieldwork and published widely on the performative aspects of spirit possession and spirit mediumship in India. Her present research focuses on death and dying among Hindus in the West.