Tamil Nadu preserves a remarkable and vigorous religious tradition which has dominated the every day lives of the people, inspiring major building projects. This book acknowledges the genius of South Indian architecture and art and focuses on t he interaction between sacred and urban space. The temple towns of Kanchipuram, Tiruvannamalai,
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George Michell trained as an architect in Melbourne, and then obtained a PhD in Indian Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, with a dissertation on Early Chalukya temples. Since then he has undertaken numerous documentation and research projects, most recently with John M. Fritz at Hampi. Surendra Kumar studied information technology in Bengaluru, and now works part-time as a photographer, specializing in panoramic topographic views. His work has been spectacularly showcased in Discovering the Deccan (Pictor, Mumbai)
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Book Description Marg Publications, Mumbai, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Tamil Nadu preserves virtually intact a remarkable and vigorous religious tradition. Myths and rituals continue to dominate the everyday lives of almost the entire population, dictating the daily, weekly, and annual calendars of shrines and towns, inspiring major building projects. While this issue of Marg acknowledges the genius of South Indian architecture and art in the region, the chapters look beyond the monuments to focus on the interaction between sacred space and urban space that is such a prominent feature of Tamil Nadu?s temple towns. The studies gathered here concentrate on a select number of religious sites, each of which is examined in terms of its broader mythological and ritualistic context. Bookseller Inventory # 250624
Book Description Marg Publications. Book Condition: New. pp. viii + 129, Frontispiece, Figures Maps. Bookseller Inventory # 7849542
Book Description Marg Foundation, 2006. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9788185026213
Book Description Marg Foundation 2006-07-18, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd. 8185026211. Bookseller Inventory # 665945
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