Hindu Tradition of Pilgrimage: Sacred Space and System

By: Rana P. B. Singh (Author) Robert H. Stoddard (Frwd)

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This book, consisting of ten essays, and annotated list of important 108 pilgrimage places, deals with deeper awareness and understanding of the complexities and subtleties of pilgrimage in the contexts of the mythology, history, system, structure and functioning of Hindu pilgrimages and Sacred Space in India, and illustrated with case studies of Shaktipithas, Chitrakut, Varanasi, Gaya, Vindhyachal, Mathura, Kumbha Mela, while emphasising the textual traditions, historical outline, contemporary pilgrimage tourism, issues of contestations and seduction of history, sacred geometry and cosmic order, and use of SOC theory. This is the first full book of its kind and to be used as the major reference and text; and will open new directions of understanding in pilgrimage studies. Printed Pages: 416

Title: Hindu Tradition of Pilgrimage: Sacred Space and System

Author Name: Rana P. B. Singh (Author) Robert H. Stoddard (Frwd)

Categories: India, Religion,

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 9789381406250

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 1202081

Keywords: Hindu Tradition of Pilgrimage: Sacred Space and System Rana P. B. Singh (Author) Robert H. Stoddard (Frwd)