Encountering Sivaism: The Deity, the Milieu, and the Entourage

By: Nilima Chitgopekar

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This book endeavours to signify a way by which the development of religion may be studied within the parameters of a defined geographical and chronological context. Encountering Sivaism has taken cognisance of the evolution of Siva's pantheon through the fluid process of cultural coalescence. The agencies of acculturation include the visual and the literary material. Art is looked at as an index to socio-religious change at macro and micro levels without restricting the study to specific doctrinal-theological developments, the focus has been on the rationale of religious developments in terms of the material mileu. Printed Pages: 238 with 30 b/w illustrations.

Title: Encountering Sivaism: The Deity, the Milieu, and the Entourage

Author Name: Nilima Chitgopekar

Categories: India, Hinduism,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1998

ISBN: 8121507928

ISBN 13: 9788121507929

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 14 Cms x 22 Cms

Seller ID: 032938