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The Hindu Temple: An Introduction to Its Meaning and Forms

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For more than 1500 years, from the Indian subcontinent to the islands of the Indonesian archipelago, the temple has embodied and symbolized the Hindu worldview at its deepest level and inspired the greatest architectural and artistic achievements in Hindu Asia. In The Hindu Temple, considered the standard introduction to the subject, George Michell explains the cultural, r ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 15th 1988 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 1977)
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As a person with a litle interest in the subject, I found myself greatly absorbed in the more general and broadly applicable first part of the book. Whereas, the second part was too dry for my cursory interest.
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