The Artful Universe

The Artful Universe : An Introduction to the Vedic Religious Imagination

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

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