The Temple

The Temple

The Temple

Meeting Place of Heaven and Earth

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9780500810507

Thames and Hudson Ltd

    John M. Lundquist

    17-Sep-2012

    Paperback with flaps

    Art and Imagination

S$18.00

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The idea of the temple  the holy precinct, the dwelling place of the gods  is central to all religions. The site of ritual and initiation, the mountain, the waters of generation, the pillar joining heaven, earth and the underworld, the path to the innermost sanctuary: these concepts are universal and eternal in many faiths around the world. The Temple is a wide-ranging study of sites of worship, from the tomb-temples of Ancient Egypt, to Jerusalem, Mexico, Greece, and the great Buddhist shrine at Borobudur. The Art & Imagination series casts fresh light onto art, archetypes, cosmology and sacred traditions. It offers the perfect introduction to the world s great esoteric traditions.

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