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Banaras: The City Revealed (Vol. 57 No. 2)

By: George Michell and Rana P.B. Singh (eds)

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014534

ISBN: 8185026726

Condition: New


Contents Preface and Acknowledgements The Urban Setting: A Panorama - Clare Arni City Maps - Klaus Rotzer Growth of the City - Rana P.B. Singh Power and Patronage: Banaras in the 18th and 19th Centuries - Sandria B. Freitag Vestiges of the Past - T.K. Biswas Mosques and Tombs - Klaus Rotzer Ghats and Riverside Palaces - Julia A.B. Hegewald Temple Styles - George Michell The Panchakroshi Temple - Niels Gutschow The Mahamaya Temple Murals - Prem Shankar Dwivedi Houses and Mansions, Caravanserais and Dharmashalas - Klaus Rotzer Wells, Tanks, and Gardens - Klaus Rotzer Chur... View more info

Hindu Tradition of Pilgrimage: Sacred Space and System

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

Price: $53.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202081

ISBN: 9789381406250

Condition: New


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 ord... View more info

Cultural Landscapes and the Lifeworld: Literary Images of Banaras

By: Rana P.B. Singh

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014668

ISBN: 8186569456

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 397. View more info

Where the Buddha Walked: A Companion to the Buddhist Places of India

By: Rana P.B. Singh

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021545

ISBN: 8186569367

Condition: New


This book is the first attempt to describe all the fifteen places with which the buddha had direct association. Narration of each of these places accounts the mythology, legend, Jataka tales, cultural history, archaeology, field studies and general information. The book is illustrated with 55 photographs and 55 maps and figures, and also contains a description of the main link stations like Varanasi, Allahabad and Gorakhpur. Nearby sites for excursion are also described in the context. View more info

Towards the Pilgrimage Archetype: The Pancakrosi Yatra of Banaras

By: Rana P.B. Singh

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024635

ISBN: 8186569308

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 222 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Banaras, The Heritage City of India: Geography, History, and Bibliography

By: Rana P.B. Singh

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025952

ISBN: 8186569855

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 457 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Banaras (Varanasi): Cosmic Order, Sacred City, Hindu Traditions

By: Rana P.B. Singh (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Tara Publications/Chaukhambha Publications: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100605

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 341. View more info

Banaras Region: A Spiritual and Cultural Guide

By: Rana P.B. Singh and Pravin S. Rana

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021478

ISBN: 8186569243

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 402 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info