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TEMPLE

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  • Utgivelsesår: 2012
  • Forlag: Thames and Hudson
  • Innbinding: Heftet
  • Antall sider: 128

Author: John M. Lundquist - This cross-cultural compendium shows how the holy meeting place is common to faiths and sites from Greece to Mexico, from Jerusalem to Cambodia and beyond.

The Art & Imagination series provides illustrated introductions by distinguished writers and scholars to the worlds of mythology, symbols, and sacred traditions. This classic series has now been redesigned and reformatted for a new generation of readers, and it launches with the following four titles.

Table of Contents:
Meeting place of heaven and earth -- The temple's many names -- The mountain -- The heavenly prototype -- Sacred geometry -- The mandala -- Ritual -- Ritual drama in the temple -- The House of Life -- Secrecy -- The temple as a place of burial -- Themes -- The temple's many forms -- The primordial mound -- The path inward -- The heavenly presence -- Sacred geometry -- Mandalas -- Borobudur -- The Temple of the Lord -- The way of the pilgrim -- The Tree of Life -- The living water -- The temple at work -- Life after death -- Further reading -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
 
137 illustrations, 42 in color
 

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