Author:Gaya Charan Tripathi

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The Cult of Jagannath and the Regional Tradition of Orissa (Revised and Enlarged Edition)

By: Anncharlott Eschmann, Hermann Kulke & Gaya Charan Tripathi (Eds.)

Price: $87.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2014

Seller ID: 1200548

ISBN: 8173049645

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The present work, a revised, re-set and expanded edition of the 1978 classic presents 27 articles contributed by research scholars of established merit. It deals with a comparatively less studied aspect of Indian culture, namely, the role and significance of regional Hindu traditions that emerged at the beginning of the early medieval period out of an interaction of elements of classical Hinduism with autochthonous local religious practices and beliefs. Among the regional traditions the cult of Jagannatha in Odisha is most interesting because of its archaic character as well as uninterrupted d... View more info

Communication with God: The Daily Puja Ceremony in the Jagannatha Temple

By: Gaya Charan Tripathi

Price: $33.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011534

ISBN: 817305262X

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Printed Pages: 529. View more info

Communication with God: The Daily Puja Ceremony in the Jagannatha Temple

By: Gaya Charan Tripathi

Price: $33.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Aryan Books International: 2004

Seller ID: 101669

ISBN: 817305262X

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The work for the first time presents in a very detailed manner the various rites in forming the daily puja ceremony of one of the most famous and important temples of Hindus-Jagannatha Temple at Puri. The study is based on a large number of au then tic palm -leaf manuscripts discovered and collected by the author in Orissa, substantiated by his personal observation and information acquired from the temple functionaries. It is a well­ known fact that the study of Hindu temple rituals has not yet been taken up so extensively and seriously as that of the Vedic rituals. This work seeks to fill up... View more info