The Pauranic Lore of Holy Water-places with special Reference to Skanda Purana

By: Savitri V. Kumar

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The present work is based on an extensive and critical study of the legends connected with Holy water-places. Mythological, historical, geographical and scientific study of the legends is interesting and thought provoking. The Skanda Purana (1000 AD to 700 BC) has been made the basis of this study as amongst all, this work deals with this topic most elaborately and covers almost all the tirthas referred to in various texts. Most of the legends have been studied critically and a comparative study has been done from the Vedas, Brahmanas, Upanisads, Epics and other Puranas. Various other mythologies such as Egyptian, Iranian, Greek, North American, African, Babylonian, Roman, Mexican etc. have also been compared to. The imminent purpose of the talks has been studied under various motifs. The author's psycho-scientific method of analysis and interpretation makes the work extremely fascinating and informative. The author has also drawn attention to the medical analysis of various water-tirthas. The work is a valuable addition to the Pauranic and mythological literature. Printed Pages: 351.

Title: The Pauranic Lore of Holy Water-places with special Reference to Skanda Purana

Author Name: Savitri V. Kumar

Categories: India, Religion,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1983

ISBN: 8121501474

ISBN 13: 9788121501477

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 14 Cms x 22 Cms

Seller ID: 012907