Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: Salvific Space

Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: Salvific Space

by Knut A. Jacobsen

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ISBN-13: 9781138844667
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/19/2015
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Knut A. Jacobsen is Professor in the History of Religions at the University of Bergen, Norway. He has published widely on religions in South Asia and in the South Asian diasporas.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Concepts and Sources 2. Salvific Space, Narratives and Space as Divinity 3. Origin of the Hindu Traditions of Salvific Space 4. Growth and Omnipresence of the Hindu Traditions of Salvific Space 5. Narratives and Doctrines of Salvific Space: The Example of Sage Kapila 6. Structure of Salvific Space: A Pluralistic Pilgrimage Tradition or why there is no Mecca of Hinduism 7. Contradictions and Challenges

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