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Author Ślączka, Anna A. (Anna Aleksandra)

Title Temple consecration rituals in ancient India : text and archaeology / Anna A. Sla·czka
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 412 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Brill's indological library ; 26
Brill's Indological library ; 26
Contents CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; CHAPTER ONE. Introduction; CHAPTER TWO. Character, authorship, date of the Kasyapasilpa; CHAPTER THREE. Some remarks on the present edition of the three ritual chapters from the Kasyapasilpa; CHAPTER FOUR. Three chapters from the Kasyapasilpa: edition, translation and commentary; CHAPTER FIVE. Broader textual context: the prathamestaka, garbhanyasa and murdhestaka rituals in the related texts; CHAPTER SIX. The function and meaning of the garbhanyasa, the prathamestakanyasa and the murdhestakanyasa as expressed by the textual sources
CHAPTER SEVEN. Theory versus practice: traces of construction rituals in South and Southeast AsiaTABLES; APPENDIXES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-401) and index
Subject Hindu temples -- Dedication -- History.
India -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 900415843X (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9789004158436 (hbk. ; alk. paper)