India: A Sacred Geography
A spiritual history of the world's most religiously complex and diverse society, from one of Harvard's most respected scholars.
India: A Sacred Geography is the culmination of more than a decade's work from the renowned Harvard scholar Diana L. Eck. The book explores the sacred places of India, taking the reader on an extraordinary trip through the beliefs and history of this rich and profound place, as well as providing a basic introduction to Hindu religious ideas and how those ideas influence our understanding of the modern sense of "India" as a nation.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RajivC - LibraryThing
I approached this book with a skeptical mind mind, and some small measure of curiosity. I was soon hooked onto the book, and it was very clear that Diana Eck approached the subject with a lot of ... Read full review
INDIA: A Sacred GeographyUser Review - Kirkus
A far-reaching exploration of the spiritual geography and sacred spaces of India.With its hundreds of disparate peoples connected by a shared conception of place, India is, in the words of statesman ... Read full review
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LANDscAPE of INDIA