Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    A. Surya Kumari

Title   The Temple in Andhradesa

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd. 1988

ISBN    8121202302 / 9788121202305

Seller ID   105704

The Hindu Temple is the center of social, Religious and Cultural life of the people. Schools attached to Temples impart education, Sculptures and paintings on the temple Walls provide opportunities for Aesthetic expression and Art appreciation it also offer Employment to architects, musicians, dancers and a host of other professionals. As such, the temple has always received patronage of the reigning monarchs, oligarchs, the rich and wealthy. Of course, the common man is intimately attached to the temple both for wordly and otherworldly business. This work makes a thorough Study of the institution of temple in its various aspects. Beginning with the various types of temples, their individual styles, significance and symbolism, the study dwells on the construction, maintenance, organization, management, Worship and festivals. Further, the discussion probes into the Gifts made to the temples and the purposes for which the gifts are made. The Account of various Annual and periodic temple Festivals makes a fascinating reading. Management of the temple, with attached Property and Institutions and various functionaries, has received the author’s meticulous attention. Though the study is largely based on the temples of Andhra Pradesh, the findings have an all-India relevance and interest. A first Research work of its kind, useful to scholars of history, art, architecture, religion, culture, Sociology and indology.Printed Pages: 254.

The Temple in Andhradesa A. Surya Kumari

Price = 5.62 USD


Books of related interest
The Politics of Heritage from Madras to Chennai
Mary E. Hancock
39.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Temple in Andhradesa
Dr A. Suryakumari
100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Encountering Kali: In the Margins, at the Center in the West
Rachel Fell Mcdermott & Jeffrey J. Kripal (Eds)
7.98 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Spectrum of Indian Culture (Prof S.B. Deo Felicitation Volume), 2 Vols
C. Margabandhu & K.S. Ramachandran (Eds)
103.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A History of the Earth, 4 Vols
Gold Smith Oliver
190.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Monuments of Sanchi, 3 Vols
Sir John Marshall & Alfred Foucher
150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

World's Five Great Monarchies: The History, Geography and Antiquties, 4 Vols
George Rawlinson
190.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Indian Art and Connoisseurship: Essays in Honour of Douglas Barrett
John Guy (Ed.)
30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Mughal and Persian Paintings and Illustrated Manuscripts in the Raza Library, Rampur
Barbara Schmitz & Ziyad-Din A. Desai (Eds)
80.20 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Conflict in the Archaeology of Living Traditions
Robert Layton (ed.)
45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Bundelkhand Ki Lokasanskriti Ka Itihas
Narmada Prasad Gupt
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Place Names in Kashmir
B.K. Raina & S.L. Sadhu
12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2016. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie