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Author Sharma, Mahesh.

Title Western Himalayan temple records : state, pilgrimage, ritual and legality in Chambā / by Mahesh Sharma.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 400 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Brill's Indological library, 0925-2916 ; v. 31
Brill's Indological library ; v. 31.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- A western Himalayan kingdom : the state formation and cultural complex, 700-1650 CE -- The state and the portal of Charpaṭ : small shrine-big symbol -- Context : language, measures, and festivals -- Documents -- Epilogue : a small state and the little shrine -- Appendices.
Summary Fifty-five documents in a western-Himalayan language dealing with land, pilgrimage, legality and temple-economy are presented. They explicate how a ~lesser statesa (TM) patronized numerous shrines and the role of Nath-Siddha-ascetics in creating consent-to-rule, and constructing hybridity between the Hindu and Tibetan-Buddhist traditions.
Note Print version record.
Subject Charpatnath (Shrine : Chamba, India) -- History -- Sources.
Charpatnath (Shrine : Chamba, India)
Charpatnath (Shrine : Chamba, India) (OCoLC)fst01924293
Nātha sect -- India -- Chamba (Princely State) -- History -- Sources.
Hinduism and state -- India -- Chamba (Princely State) -- History -- Sources.
Chamba (Princely State) -- History -- Sources.
RELIGION -- Hinduism -- General.
Hinduism and state. (OCoLC)fst00957172
Nātha sect. (OCoLC)fst01042514
India -- Chamba (Princely State) (OCoLC)fst01250849
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
Other Form: Print version: Sharma, Mahesh. Western Himalayan temple records. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009 9789004176935 (DLC) 2009015838 (OCoLC)318869914
ISBN 9789047430377 (electronic bk.)
9047430379 (electronic bk.)
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