Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend (Paperback)
  • Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend (Paperback)

Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend (Paperback)

Paperback 224 Pages
Published: 22/11/2004
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• Wide-ranging topics include Hindu myths and legends, temple architecture, festivals, astrology, Ayurvedic medicine and contemporary Hinduism

• Maps provide easy reference to major cities, regions, rivers, mountains and pilgrimage sites

• List of principal dynasties and empires gives cultural, religious and historical background

• Reference material includes Sanskrit equivalents of English-language subjects

• Chronology places the main historical events and literary works

• Specially researched illustrations, including works of art reproduced here for the first time, reveal the rich imagery of sculpture, architecture, painting, dance and theatre

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500284025
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 241 x 159 mm


'Compact, well-edited and well-illustrated' - Reference Reviews

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