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Darsan, Seeing the Divine Image in India Diana L. Eck

Darsan, Seeing the Divine Image in India

Diana L. Eck

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ISBN : 9780231108454
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97 pages
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-- Religious Studies ReviewThe role of the visual is essential to Hindu tradition and culture, but many attempts to understand Indias divine images have been laden with misperceptions. Darsan, a Sanskrit word that means seeing, is an aid to ourMore -- Religious Studies ReviewThe role of the visual is essential to Hindu tradition and culture, but many attempts to understand Indias divine images have been laden with misperceptions. Darsan, a Sanskrit word that means seeing, is an aid to our vision, a book of ideas to help us read, think, and look at Hindu images with appreciation and imagination.