Hindu Places Of Pilgrimage In India

Author: Surinder M. Bhardwaj
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520049519
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"Dr. Bhardwaj's in-depth study of the various aspects of the institution of pilgrimage shows that instead of being a simple practice it has been a gigantic phenomenon affecting all aspects of Indian life. . . integrating diverse forces, various cults, and numerous traditions over the ages."--Asian Student "This is the best general survey of a major religion's total pilgrimage system and the best intensive investigation of one of its subsystems. . . . Dr. Bhardwaj's book is an important step towards the recognition of a social phenomenon which has for millennia played a crucial role in the integration of religions, nationalities, and international communities. And, not least importantly, it is highly readable."--Journal of the American Academy of Religion "Detailed, accurate, and generally informative; he has succeeded in tracing, for the first time, the relationship of the rank-order or 'level' of a sacred place. . . to its degree of sanctity, type of deity, and caste and motivation of the pilgrim. . . .The implications of Mr. Bhardwaj's study are profound and necessary to the understanding of Indian religion. . . it is fascinating."--Times Literary Supplement "Here is a fine example of what the geographic study of India needs: disciplined work that shows full awareness of Indian cultural meanings. . . .it sets a worth standard."--Professional Geographer
Hindu Places of Pilgrimage in India
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Surinder M. Bhardwaj
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-07-08 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"Dr. Bhardwaj's in-depth study of the various aspects of the institution of pilgrimage shows that instead of being a simple practice it has been a gigantic phenomenon affecting all aspects of Indian life. . . integrating diverse forces, various cults, and numerous traditions over the ages."--Asian Student "This is the
Hindu Places of Pilgrimage in INdia
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Surinder Mohan Bhardwaj
Categories: Hindu Shrines India
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher:

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Hindu Places of Pilgrimage in India
Language: en
Pages: 696
Authors: Surinder Mohan Bhardwaj
Categories: Hindu shrines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher:

Books about Hindu Places of Pilgrimage in India
Hindu Places of Pilgrimage in India
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Surinder M. Bhardwaj
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-07-08 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"Dr. Bhardwaj's in-depth study of the various aspects of the institution of pilgrimage shows that instead of being a simple practice it has been a gigantic phenomenon affecting all aspects of Indian life. . . integrating diverse forces, various cults, and numerous traditions over the ages."--Asian Student "This is the
Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: E. Alan Morinis
Categories: Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher: Delhi : Toronto : Oxford University Press

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