Srimanta Sankaradeva: Vaishnava Saint of Assam
Published by Kaziranga Books, Guwahati INDIA, 2011
Condition: Near New
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Guwahati INDIA: Kaziranga Books, 2011 - Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good+ dust jacket - gilt stamped red cloth covers - 8" tall x 5.25" - many color photos and maps, b\w ills - red silk ribbon marker - faint bend to front lower corner, otherwise as new inside and out - chronology, notes - 171 pages. Foreword by Amjad Ali Khan. The story of Sankaradeva (1449-1569) who reformed Hindu practice and belief in Assam (eastern India) in the sixteenth century. Motivated by the Bhagavad Gita and the Bhakti movement centering on Krishna, he introduced the element of personal faith and worship in simple prayer halls as opposed to temple ritual, priesthood, and Saktism/Shaivism. His influence on classical dance, music and other art forms continues into the 21st century in Assam. ISBN: 978-81-920126-1-2. Seller Inventory # BR012715
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Title: Srimanta Sankaradeva: Vaishnava Saint of ...
Publisher: Kaziranga Books, Guwahati INDIA
Publication Date: 2011
Book Condition: Near New
Dust Jacket Condition: Near New
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