Franklin

India : a sacred geography / by Diana L. Eck.

Author/Creator:
Eck, Diana L.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Harmony Books, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 559 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
India -- Religion.
Sacred space -- India.
Hinduism -- India.
Summary:
India" explores the sacred places of India, taking the reader on an extraordinary trip through the beliefs and history of this rich and profound place.
Contents:
A sacred geography, an imagined landscape
"What is India?"
Rose Apple Island : India in the lotus of the world
The Gangā and the rivers of India
Shiva's light in the land of India
Shakti, the distribution of the body of the goddess
Vishnu, endless and descending
The land and story of Krishna
Following Rāma : the Rāmayāna on the landscape of India
A pilgrim's India today.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-491) and index.
ISBN:
9780385531900
0385531907
9780385531917 (e-book)
0385531915 (e-book)
OCLC:
701017703
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy