SEEING SPIRITUAL INDIA

Photographs of Temples and Culture of South India

by Stephen Knapp

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            This book shows 345 color photographs of temples, architecture and the culture of South India. This is a companion book that provides some of the photos of the places that are fully described in my guidebook, “Seeing Spiritual India: A Guide to Temples, Holy Sights, Festivals and Traditions: 2020 Update,” which is more than 650 pages of information on places all over India.

            In this book we will see such locations as Tirupati, one of the richest temples in India; Sri Rangam, one of the most important Vishnu temples in the country; along with such ancient sights as Kanchipuram, Chidambaram, Kumbakonam, Tanjore, Ramesvaram, Kanya Kumari, Trivandrum, Udipi, Lepakshi, along with beaches like Varkala and Kovalam, and elaborately decorated temples like those of the Hoysalas at Belur, Halebid, and Somnathpur, etc.

            We will show Vedic temples, historical sights, architecture, detailed stone carvings, unique dance customs, people, festivals, art, and so on. This will give you a chance to view many areas that you may want and plan to see, or an opportunity to get a view of places you may never personally visit.

 

Contents

Introduction    

Starting at Tirupati  

Chennai      

Kanchipuram     

Mamallapuram      

Tirukalikundram  

Tiruvannamalai  

Chidambaram   

Nagapattinam 

Kumbakonam 

Dharasuram       

Tanjore (Thanjavur) 

Sri Rangam 

Madurai   

Ramesvaram  

Kanya Kumari  

Suchindram  

Thiruvattur  

Kovalam   

Trivandrum  

Varkala  

Kaladi   

Guruvayoor  

Trichur 

Udipi  

Mysuru (Mysore) 

Sri Rangapatnam 

Melkote   

Shravanabelagola 

Belur  

Halebid  

Somnathpur 

Lepakshi   

Bengaluru (Bangalore) 

Ordering Information

        This book is 158 Pages, 8 1/2" x 11" trim size, ISBN-13: 9798598035733, price $25.95.

        This is Available on Amazon.com (and other Amazon sites) at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08VLYDPPF/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Seeing+Spiritual+India+by+Stephen+Knapp&qid=1612282390&sr=8-3

[More Information at www.stephen-knapp.com]

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