Sacred India by William Dalrymple

Sacred India by William Dalrymple

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From a humble postal worker performing "puja" for safe deliverance of a parcel to a former salesman who has renounced material life, religion suffuses every aspect of life in India. This book explores the presence of the divine in the mundane, through photography and personal stories.

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India boasts the world's largest Islamic population, one of the world's oldest Jewish communities and is the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. From a humble postal worker performing "puja" for safe deliverance of a parcel to a former salesman who has renounced material life and set off on the path of self-realization, religion suffuses every aspect of life in India. This book explores the presence of the divine in the mundane, through photography and personal stories.

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SKU GOR002792457
Title Sacred India
Author By (author) William Dalrymple
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 176
ISBN 10 1740593669
ISBN 13 9781740593663
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

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India boasts the world's largest Islamic population, one of the world's oldest Jewish communities and is the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. From a humble postal worker performing "puja" for safe deliverance of a parcel to a former salesman who has renounced material life and set off on the path of self-realization, religion suffuses every aspect of life in India. This book explores the presence of the divine in the mundane, through photography and personal stories.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002792457
Title Sacred India
Author By (author) William Dalrymple
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 176
ISBN 10 1740593669
ISBN 13 9781740593663
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.