The Artful Universe

The Artful Universe : An Introduction to the Vedic Religious Imagination

3.92 (13 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$52.50

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

The Artful Universe introduces the Vedic religion, a rich and densely textured tradition that has influenced the religious sensibilities of India for 3500 years or more. Engagingly written and based on traditional as well as modern Vedic scholarship, the book introduces Vedic ideas regarding the nature of divinity, the structure of the sacred universe, the process of revelation, the function of ritual as hallowed activity, and the realizations lying behind the practice of meditation. As a way to link these diverse aspects of Vedic religion, Mahony identifies and highlights the important role of the divine and human imagination in the formation, revelation, and reformation of a meaningful world.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 338 pages
  • 165.1 x 241.3 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791435792
  • 9780791435793

Rating details

13 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 31% (4)
4 38% (5)
3 23% (3)
2 8% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X