Author:Kazi K. Ashraf


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The Hermit's Hut: Architecture and Asceticism in India

By: Kazi K. Ashraf

Price: $62.80

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202065

ISBN: 9789381406427

Condition: New

The Hermit’s Hut offers an original insight into the profound relationship between architecture and asceticism. Although architecture continually responds to ascetic compulsions, as in its frequent encounter with the question of excess and less, it is typically considered separate from asceticism. In contrast, this innovative book explores the rich and mutual ways in which asceticism and architecture are played out in each other’s practices. The question of asceticism is also considered—as neither a religious discourse nor a specific cultural tradition but as a perennial issue in the pra... View more info