ISBN 9780385347082,India : A Sacred Geograph

India : A Sacred Geograph



Neha Publishers & Distributors

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780385347082

ISBN-10 0385347081


Number of Pages 576 Pages
Language (English)

Physical geography

In India: A Sacred Geography, the reader is taken through the spiritual journey of the country's beautiful geography which includes the mountains, rivers, forest and villages. Every place has its own story, myth and legend that are embedded in its surroundings. Summary of the Book India is a fascinating country where every place has its own story. Everything, be it mountains, rivers, the sea, temples and forests, are linked to one another by these stories and legends. This book is an attempt to give us an understanding of the regions, traditions and beliefs that have emerged through the sacred places of pilgrimage. It tells us the tale of how the Indian landscape and way of life has been linked and kept intact for many centuries by mere pilgrims who have shared certain narratives and their meanings. About Diana L. Eck Diana L. Eck is a religious scholar and is a Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University. She has authored the books Banaras, City of Light, Darsan: Seeing the Divine Image in India, Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras, and A New Religious America: How a Christian Country Became the World's Most Religiously Diverse Nation.