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India : a sacred geography / Diana L. Eck.

Author/creator Eck, Diana L. author.
Format Book and Print
Edition1st pbk. ed.
Publication InfoNew York : Three Rivers Press, ©2012.
Descriptionx, 559 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents A sacred geography, an imagined landscape -- "What is India?" -- Rose Apple Island : India in the lotus of the world -- The Ganga and the rivers of India -- Shiva's light in the land of India -- Shakti, the distribution of the body of the goddess -- Vishnu, endless and descending -- The land and story of Krishna -- Following Rama : the Ramayana on the landscape of India -- A pilgrim's India today.
Abstract "India" explores the sacred places of India, taking the reader on an extraordinary trip through the beliefs and history of this rich and profound place.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [475]-491) and index.
ISBN9780385531924
ISBN0385531923

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