Worldly gurus and spiritual kings architecture and asceticism in medieval India
By: Sears, Tamara I.Material type: BookPublisher: New Havean Yale University Press 2014Description: xiii,284p. illustrations, maps 29 cm.ISBN: 9780300198447.Subject(s): Hindu architecture -- India | Hindu monasteries -- India | Architecture, Medieval -- India | Architecture and society -- IndiaDDC classification: 720.954
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
In search of Drunken Peacocks : mapping monastic histories from forest to state -- Inscribing asceticism : epigraphic practices and the materiality of text -- From hermit's hut to guru's mansion : ascetic practice and monastic life at Kadwaha and Ranod -- Expanding arenas of devotion : temple icons and living sages at Terahi and Surwaya -- Constructing the guru : religious networks in the kingdom of the Kalachuris -- Epilogue and aftermath : the legacy of the Drunken Peacocks.