The Artful Universe
An Introduction to the Vedic Religious Imagination
ISBN10: 0791435806 ISBN13: 9780791435809 Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr Published: Feb 1 1998 Pages: 325 Weight: 1.00lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Mahony (religion, Davidson College) provides an introduction to the Vedic religious tradition of ancient and classical India emphasizing the nature of divinity and its relationship to the natural and human worlds; Vedic cosmology and metaphysics; the nature and process of revelation and its relationship to poetry and other forms of expression; the structure and purpose of ritual performance and other forms of hallowed activity; and the function and practice of meditation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.