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Pilgrimage in the Hindu tradition

E. Alan Morinis

Pilgrimage in the Hindu tradition

a case-study of West Bengal

by E. Alan Morinis

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Published by O.U.P. in Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementE. Alan Morinis.
SeriesOxford University South Asian Studies series
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Open LibraryOL21067396M

Pilgrimage, a journey undertaken for a religious motive. Although some pilgrims have wandered continuously with no fixed destination, pilgrims more commonly seek a specific place that has been sanctified by association with a divinity or other holy personage. The institution of pilgrimage is evident in all world religions and was also important. Career. He has a PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara (), and has been professor at the University of Bergen since Jacobsen's areas of teaching include Hindu traditions, Sikhism, Jainism, Indian Buddhism and Indian philosophy.. Research. Jacobsen's main areas of research include Sāṃkhya, Yoga, Pilgrimage in South Asia, and South Asian religions and migration.

We hear about the Hindu tradition of pilgrimage, which means making a journey to a holy place in order to feel closer to God. The most famous Hindu pilgrimage is the Kumbh Mela, which takes place. Pilgrimage is an important feature of the world's major religions: Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism and Hinduism. Pilgrimage is also an important subject due to its scope and spatial.

The Heart of Hinduism text book is produced by ISKCON Educational Services, UK. ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, belongs to the Vaisnava tradition of Hinduism. The Heart of Hinduism, in the spirit of the tradition, aims to be non-sectarian, even-handed, and respectful in its description of all the Hindu traditions. A Hindu monastery-temple complex in Hawaii of the Tamil Saivite tradition, home to two dozen monks, pilgrimage destination for sincere devotees, highly respected producer of contemporary, world-class, Hindu religious publications.


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Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific by: 8.

Book Description. Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: Salvific Space (Routledge Hindu Studies Series) - Kindle edition by Pilgrimage in the Hindu tradition book, Knut A.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: Salvific Space (Routledge Hindu Studies Series). Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards.

Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the phenomenon, this book investigates the narratives, rituals, history and structures of salvific space, and looks at how it became a central feature of s: 1.

It discusses how the traditions of salvific space exemplify the decentred polycentrism that defines Hinduism. The book uses original data from field research, as well as drawing on main textual sources such as Mahābhārata, the Purāṇas, the medieval digests on pilgrimage places (tīrthas), and a number of Sthalapurāṇas and Māhātmyas praising the salvific power of the place.

Arguing that salvific power of place became a major dimension of Hinduism through a development in several stages, the book analyses the historical process of how salvific space and pilgrimage in the Hindu tradition developed.

It discusses how the traditions of salvific space exemplify the decentred polycentrism that defines by: 8. Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards.

Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the phenomenon, this book investigates the narratives, rituals, history and structures of salvific space, and.

After passing twenty-four years Rana Singh again took the lead to produce an excellent anthology, viz. Holy Places and Pilgrimages: Essays on India(). And finally, the present pioneer book, Hindu Tradition of Pilgrimage: Sacred Space and System by Rana P.B. Singh(), consisting of ten thematic essays and gazetteer of sacred places.

By looking at some of the contradictions in and challenges to the tradition of Hindu salvific space in history and in contemporary India, the book is a useful study on Hinduism and South Asian.

This book will is the first comprehensive study on sacred space and pilgrimage in the Hindu tradition, providing a detailed presentation of this phenomenon. In no other religion is sacred space and pilgrimage of such importance. Focusing on historical, sociological and environmental questions about the phenomenon of sacred space and pilgrimage in Hinduism, the author analyzes.

BOOK REVIEWS INDIA Morinis, E. Alan. Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition. A Case Study of West Bengal (Oxford University South Asian Studies Series). Delhi: Oxford University Press, X+ pp. Plates, figures, maps, ap­. Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards.

University, an outcome of this increasing interest is the present book. The author elucidates the ethnography of three pilgrimage sites of the Hindu tradition in West Bengal. His aim is to disclose the pattern underlying and linking the phenomenon of pilgrimage as " an individual behaviour and as a socio-cultural institution" (p.

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Contents: Concepts and sources --Salvific space, narratives and space as divinity --The origin of the Hindu traditions of salvific space --The growth and omnipresence of the Hindu traditions of salvific space --Narratives and doctrines of salvific space:.

In Hindu religion and spirituality, the pilgrimage has great significance. Members of the faith participate in the following types of pilgrimage. The pilgrimage to each sacred site has its own religious significance. Holy Place: Tirupathi Himalayan Char Dham - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.

Varanasi/Kashi, Prayagraj, Haridwar-Rishikesh, Mathura-Vrindavan, Somnath, Dwarka. Hinduism - Hinduism - Pilgrimage: Pilgrimage in Hinduism, as in other religions, is the practice of journeying to sites where religious powers, knowledge, or experience are deemed especially accessible.

Hindu pilgrimage is rooted in ancient scriptures. According to textual scholars, the earliest reference to Hindu pilgrimage is in the Rigveda (c. bce), in which the “wanderer” is praised. She argues for a deeply constitutive connection not only between micro and macro pilgrimage but also between the Hindu faith and India as a land.

Diana Eck’s founding premise, which is demonstrated across the 10 chapters of the book, is a simple one: Hindu mythology is profusely linked to India’s : SHONALEEKA KAUL. Morinis studied religious pilgrimages, especially in Hinduism, and authored the book Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: A Case Study of West Bengal.

Musar Education. After a successful career in television production, Morinis experienced a major professional failure that sent him ality: American. About the Book: Combining historical analysis with his own fieldwork, Dr. Bhardwaj not only established the importance of the institution of pilgrimage in Indian history and the persistence of similar distribution patterns of sacred places over long periods, but also furnished the normative background for contemporary practices.

He is concerned with the relationship of the rank-order of a. Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: Salvific Space. (Routledge Hindu Studies Series). London: Routledge, viii + pp. isbn (hbk.) “For many Hindus, religion seems to relate more to sacred geography than it does to sacred texts; the landscapes can in many ways be said to be sacred texts” (p.3).

In that sense, Knut A. Jacobsen’s book could be considered a kind of.Get this from a library! Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: Salvific Space.

[Knut A Jacobsen] -- Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to.Customs and traditions have always been an important part of every religion and culture.

Human civilization is incomplete without them. As Hinduism is the oldest religion on the earth, there are a lot of Hindu customs and traditions observed in India.

Some customs are so important for the people that sometimes, they sacrifice their lives for them.