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Author Chanchani, Nachiket, author

Title Mountain temples & temple mountains : architecture, religion, and nature in the central Himalayas / Nachiket Chanchani
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 268 pages)
Series Global South Asia
Global South Asia
Contents Headed to the Himalayas -- Gateways and guardians -- Ĺšaiva ascetics and kings in a flaming forest -- Great temples and little kingdoms along the Vishnu Ganga River -- New seekers and settlers -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Temple sites in India's central Himalayas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 29, 2019)
Subject Cultural landscapes -- Himalaya Mountains Region
Cultural landscapes -- India, North
Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Himalaya Mountains Region
Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages -- India, North
Hindu temples -- Himalaya Mountains Region
Hindu temples -- India, North
ART / History / General
Cultural landscapes.
Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages.
Hindu temples.
RELIGION / Comparative Religion
Himalaya Mountains Region -- Religious life and customs
India, North -- Religious life and customs
Himalaya Mountains Region.
India, North.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018013957
ISBN 0295744529 electronic book
9780295744520 electronic book
hardcover ; alkaline paper
Other Titles Mountain temples and temple mountains