The Archaeology of Hindu Ritual

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Zusammenfassung Willis examines how the gods of early Hinduism came to be established in temples! how their cults were organized! and how the ruling elite supported their worship. Examining the emergence of these key historical developments! Willis combines Sanskrit textual evidence with archaeological data from inscriptions! sculptures! temples! and sacred sites. Informationen zum Autor Michael Willis is curator of the early South Asian and Himalayan collections at the British Museum. A Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and an Honorary Research Fellow at Cardiff University! he is the author of The Temples of Gopaksetra and Buddhist Reliquaries from Ancient India. Klappentext Willis examines how gods of early Hinduism came to be established in temples! combining Sanskrit textual evidence with archaeological data. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1. The archaeology and politics of time at Udayagiri; 2. The establishment of the gods; 3. Ritual action and ritual actors.

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Michael Willis is curator of the early South Asian and Himalayan collections at the British Museum. A Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and an Honorary Research Fellow at Cardiff University, he is the author of The Temples of Gopaksetra and Buddhist Reliquaries from Ancient India.



Klappentext

Willis examines how gods of early Hinduism came to be established in temples, combining Sanskrit textual evidence with archaeological data.



Inhalt

1. The archaeology and politics of time at Udayagiri; 2. The establishment of the gods; 3. Ritual action and ritual actors.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
The Archaeology of Hindu Ritual
Untertitel
Temples and the Establishment of the Gods
Autor
EAN
9780521518741
ISBN
978-0-521-51874-1
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
Cambridge University Press
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
390
Gewicht
928g
Größe
H260mm x B183mm x T25mm
Jahr
2009
Untertitel
Englisch
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