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India : a sacred geography

Author: Diana L Eck
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diana L Eck
ISBN: 9780385531900 0385531907 9780385531917 0385531915 9780385531924 0385531923
OCLC Number: 701017703
Description: x, 559 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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 Rāmāyana on the landscape of India --
A pilgrim's India today.
Responsibility: by Diana L. Eck.

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"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.
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