Darsan Seeing the Divine Image in India. By Diana L. Eck. A brief but poignant overview of the importance of this spiritual practice in India. Diana L. Eck, a professor of religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University, wrote Darsan, Seeing the Divine. Image in India, to reveal the visuality of Hinduism. Eck DL. Darsan, Seeing the Divine Image in India. Columbia Unversity Press, Third Edition.;

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My favorite quote from it: Here there are further ontological similarities, as Catholic and Orthodox Christians can affirm that the divinity of Christ exists in the elements in some real manner. Return to Book Page. Preview — Darsan by Diana L.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: E The Polytheistic Imagination. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! This book was OK. Apr 06, Amanda rated it liked it Shelves: Overall, the writing was good too.

Jul 27, Grete rated it it was ok. Dani is on the run from his rich but controlling father. Jul 18, Patrick rated it it was amazing. The Nature of the Hindu Images.

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An as new glossy clean and tight copy. Contains earsan markings such as highlighting and writing. What is meant by these multi-armed gods, with their various weapons, emblems, and animals? Jul 05, Mike rated it liked it. Sep 11, Dani added it. Jan 06, Kristin rated it really liked it Shelves: It is called Darsan, Seeing the divine image, and it is the single most common and significant element of Hindu worship.


Your purchase supports More Than Words, a nonprofit job training program for youth, empowering youth to ec, charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. I dsrsan it up to understand the etymology behind my name that I share with the book’s title. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Large Format Soft Cover.

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Even those with some familiarity will benefit from how Eck treats how seeing in understood in a religious context in Hinduism. Eck relies heavily on drawing parallels and distinctions between the two traditions. Want dxrsan Read Currently Reading Read. The Image of God. Jun 01, John rated it it was amazing.

A very good copy, with crisp clean pages and tight binding; light foxing to the top edge and minor shelfwear and discoloration. Sep 22, Jingjing Fan rated it liked it Shelves: The two boys come from very different worlds but are drawn together as they learn to survive on the rubbish tips of Ethiopia. Books by Diana L. Contents B The Visible India. Oct 19, Hillary rated it liked it. Seeing the Divine Image in India.

Images are not conceived of as symbols of something outside of their own essence, but rather partake in the nature of the divine. How are these images made and consecreted?

Sometimes the author seems to push reality ever so slightly to make her point, but overall it’s very informative and easy to read. I felt that there is no singular pattern I could follow along with and the book is filled with Hindu culture specific jargon which while explained in footnotes that may be more off-putting for some readers.


Darsan: Seeing the Divine Image in India

I felt that there is no singular pattern I could follow along with and the book is filled with Hindu culture specific jargon which while explained in footnotes that may be more off-putting for some re This book was OK. What do Hindus see in the images of the gods? Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

darsaj Ships with Tracking Number! It’s a complex topic that I’ve had trouble understanding in other texts, and while I wouldn’t say that I understood everything in this one, the fact that I got most of it really speaks to its quality. Besides the major task of maintaining the internal security of the country, the responsibilities of the Ministry of Home Affairs cover a wide area of subjects stretching from central Para-military forces to centre-state relations, National integration, human rights and rehabilitation of reuges.

Aug 10, Mireille rated it it was ok. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Most useful in thinking about this question seems to be the parallel Eck notes between the Hindu ritual creation of images, including daesan rites of eye opening netronmilana and establishing breath pranapratisthaand the Christian practice of communion where elements of bread and wine are consecrated as the body and blood of Christ. Used book in good condition. If you want to know more about Hinduism, this book explains an important element of it: That is, images are incarnations of the divine.