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Description - India by Diana L Eck

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780385531924
ISBN-10: 0385531923
Format: Paperback / softback
(233mm x 161mm x 31mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Three Rivers Press
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Diana L Eck

DIANA L. ECK is professor of comparative religion and Indian studies at Harvard University and is Master of Lowell House and Director of the Pluralism Project. Her book Banaras, City of Light, remains a classic in the field, and Encountering God- A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras won the prestigious Grawemeyer Book Award. In 1998, President Clinton awarded her the National Humanities Medal for the work of the Pluralism Project in the investigation of America's religious diversity.

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