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The Resource Visualized texts : sacred spaces, spatial texts and the religious cartography of Banaras, Jörg Gengnagel

Visualized texts : sacred spaces, spatial texts and the religious cartography of Banaras, Jörg Gengnagel

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Visualized texts : sacred spaces, spatial texts and the religious cartography of Banaras
Title
Visualized texts
Title remainder
sacred spaces, spatial texts and the religious cartography of Banaras
Statement of responsibility
Jörg Gengnagel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The study of the history of South Asian cartography has long been interpreted based on Western cartographic traditions. Maps of the South Asian subcontinent were assumed to be produced by foreigners - not by South Asians themselves. Maps actually produced in South Asia were neglected as a category in their own right. The present study focuses on the religious cartography of Banaras. It deals with visualizations of the sacred topography of Banaras as represented by various kinds of "maps", including painted pictorial maps, printed pilgrimage maps and simple spatial charts. The introduction to t
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Gengnagel, Jörg
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ethno-Indology,
Series volume
Volume 7
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  • Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Cartography
  • Sacred space
  • Space perception
  • Hinduism
  • Religion and geography
  • Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)
  • Cartography
  • Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Hinduism
  • Religion and geography
  • Space perception
  • India
  • RELIGION / Hinduism / Rituals & Practice
Label
Visualized texts : sacred spaces, spatial texts and the religious cartography of Banaras, Jörg Gengnagel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Illustrations; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Survey of the Collected Cartographic Material; 2. Kāśīkhanḍọkta-Kāśī in Texts; 2.1 Aspects of Purānạ Studies; 2.2 Spatial Texts on Banaras in Sanskrit Literature; The Oldest Version of the Skandapurānạ; Bhatṭạrāī's Edition of the Ambikākhanḍạ; The Kāśīkhanḍạ; Other Puranic Sources; 2.3 Manuscripts on the Sacred Topography of Banaras; 2.4 The Kāśīdarpanạm or the Interrelatedness of Text and Map; 3. Kāśīyātrā-Maps and Processions in Banaras; 3.1 The Debate Concerning the Pañcakrosiyatra
  • The Booklet Pañcakrośī ke Mārg kā VicārThe Search for the "old" and "new" Pañcakrośī Route; Right or Wrong? Spatial Texts and Pilgrimage Practice; 4. Kāśīdarśana-Kasi in Maps; 4.1 The Stylised Map of Vārānạsī; The Central Structure Around Viśveśvara; The Eight Circles Surrounding the Central Structure with Viśveśvara; The Outer Circle; The Temples Outside the Square; The Shrines and Temples Inside the Square and Outside the Area of the Antargrḥayātrā; The Stylised map of Vārānạsī: Visualizing Centrality; 4.2 The Pictorial Map Pilgrims in Banaras; The River Front Panorama; The Yoginīs
  • Inscriptions on the Map Pilgrims in BanarasObjects and Places on the Map Pilgrims in Banaras; 4.3 The Saptapurīyātrādiprakāśapatra Printed in 1873; Early Printed Maps of Banaras; On the two Versions of the Map; The Structure of the Map; The Agents: Mapmakers, Printers and other Specialists; The Processions Indicated on the Map; 4.4 The Mirror of Kāśī (Kāśīdarpanạ) by Kailāsanātha Sukula; The Title of the Map; The Cardinal Directions and the Orientation of the Map; Protecting Sacred Space: The Outer Circle; The 96 Śaktis According to Kāśīkhanḍạ Chapter 72; Water Places Along the River
  • The Textual Content of the MapThe Kāśīdarpanạ and the Depiction of Processions; Visualizing Sacred Spaces; 5. Conclusion; Plates; Appendices ; 1. List of Religious and Topographical Maps of Banaras; 2. Processions According to Kedarnāth Vyās; a. The Names of the 57 Processions; b. List of the Nitya-, Antargrḥa-, Pañcakrośī-, Avimukta-, Nagarapradaksịṇā-, Chapannavināyaka-, and Aṅgayātrā; 3. General Index of Names Indicated on the Analyzed Historical Maps; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn891397545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (plates, 342 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783447191791
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvc0j3zh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891397545
Label
Visualized texts : sacred spaces, spatial texts and the religious cartography of Banaras, Jörg Gengnagel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Illustrations; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Survey of the Collected Cartographic Material; 2. Kāśīkhanḍọkta-Kāśī in Texts; 2.1 Aspects of Purānạ Studies; 2.2 Spatial Texts on Banaras in Sanskrit Literature; The Oldest Version of the Skandapurānạ; Bhatṭạrāī's Edition of the Ambikākhanḍạ; The Kāśīkhanḍạ; Other Puranic Sources; 2.3 Manuscripts on the Sacred Topography of Banaras; 2.4 The Kāśīdarpanạm or the Interrelatedness of Text and Map; 3. Kāśīyātrā-Maps and Processions in Banaras; 3.1 The Debate Concerning the Pañcakrosiyatra
  • The Booklet Pañcakrośī ke Mārg kā VicārThe Search for the "old" and "new" Pañcakrośī Route; Right or Wrong? Spatial Texts and Pilgrimage Practice; 4. Kāśīdarśana-Kasi in Maps; 4.1 The Stylised Map of Vārānạsī; The Central Structure Around Viśveśvara; The Eight Circles Surrounding the Central Structure with Viśveśvara; The Outer Circle; The Temples Outside the Square; The Shrines and Temples Inside the Square and Outside the Area of the Antargrḥayātrā; The Stylised map of Vārānạsī: Visualizing Centrality; 4.2 The Pictorial Map Pilgrims in Banaras; The River Front Panorama; The Yoginīs
  • Inscriptions on the Map Pilgrims in BanarasObjects and Places on the Map Pilgrims in Banaras; 4.3 The Saptapurīyātrādiprakāśapatra Printed in 1873; Early Printed Maps of Banaras; On the two Versions of the Map; The Structure of the Map; The Agents: Mapmakers, Printers and other Specialists; The Processions Indicated on the Map; 4.4 The Mirror of Kāśī (Kāśīdarpanạ) by Kailāsanātha Sukula; The Title of the Map; The Cardinal Directions and the Orientation of the Map; Protecting Sacred Space: The Outer Circle; The 96 Śaktis According to Kāśīkhanḍạ Chapter 72; Water Places Along the River
  • The Textual Content of the MapThe Kāśīdarpanạ and the Depiction of Processions; Visualizing Sacred Spaces; 5. Conclusion; Plates; Appendices ; 1. List of Religious and Topographical Maps of Banaras; 2. Processions According to Kedarnāth Vyās; a. The Names of the 57 Processions; b. List of the Nitya-, Antargrḥa-, Pañcakrośī-, Avimukta-, Nagarapradaksịṇā-, Chapannavināyaka-, and Aṅgayātrā; 3. General Index of Names Indicated on the Analyzed Historical Maps; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn891397545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (plates, 342 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783447191791
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvc0j3zh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891397545

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