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Badrinath and Kedarnath: The Dhaams in the Himalayas

Badrinath and Kedarnath: The Dhaams in the Himalayas
$12.50
Item Code: IDJ047
Author: Subhadra Sen Gupta
Publisher: Rupa & Company, Delhi
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 9788171676170
Pages: 89 (16 Colour Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 7.6" X 5.1"
weight of the book: 130 gms

About the book:

For Hindus, the Chaar Dhaam are among the most sacred places of pilgrimage. The Chaar Dhaam, the four holy abodes of Lord Vishnu are – Badrinath, Puri, Dwarka and Rameshwaram.

In this book discover the four great dhaams of the Himalayas: Badrinath-Kedarnath-Gangotri-Yamunotri. Tirthas that are not just places of pilgrimage but sacred spaces resonant with myths and legends. Pilgrims have wandered through these remote tirthas for centuries seeking enlightenment and liberation. Gathering at temples set among picturesque mountain Valleys and beside tumultuous rivers. The Himalayan dhaams are both a celebration of the bounties of nature and the spirit of an ancient faith.

 

CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1 Going on a Tirtha 1
Chapter 2 Vishnu and His Dhaams 19
Chapter 3 A Palace for the Gods 34
Chapter 4 Badrinath The Dhaam in the Himalayas 47
Chapter 5 The Badrinarayan Temple 58
Chapter 6 Other Sacred Places 62
Chapter 7 Kedarnath-Gangotri-Yamunotri 68
Chapter 8 Travelling to Badrinath 79
  Glossary 83
  Bibliography 87
  Route Map of Badrinath-Kedarnath 89

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