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The atlas of sacred places

meeting points of heaven and earth
  • 240 Pages
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Henry Holt and Co. , New York
Sacred space -- Guide
StatementJames Harpur.
SeriesA Henry Holt reference book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL580 .H37 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1081074M
ISBN 100805027750
LC Control Number94004597

At first glance, this book is very similar to The Atlas of Sacred Places [RBB N 15 94], though that book covered only 33 sites and this new one treats sites around the world, ranging from Ur to Machu Picchu. The one-half-to two-page entries are beautifully illustrated with color photographs. The last quarter of this volume, however, makes it more than just another /5(10).

The Atlas of Sacred Places visits more than 30 sites around the globe, from Mexico to China, Norway to India, taking in hallowed halls of temples and shrines, mystical mountains, and places of pilgrimage. Evocative essays describe the sites and explain the spiritual significance of each as well as its connections with religious leaders and holy Cited by: 4.

The Atlas of Sacred Places visits more than 30 sites around the globe, from Mexico to China, Norway to India, taking in hallowed The atlas of sacred places book of temples and shrines, mystical mountains, and places of pilgrimage/5.

From Stonehenge to Angkor Wat, this is an extraordinary guide to the world's most intriguing religious and mystical places. Painstakingly researched, this book captures the power and intrigue of a subject that continues to enthrall people the world over.

+ full-color illustrations. The Atlas of Holy Places & Sacred Sites. The Atlas of Holy Places and Sacred Sites book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. More than 1, religious and mystical sit /5.

The atlas of sacred places by James Harpur. Publication date Topics Sacred space -- Guidebooks Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

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The Atlas of Sacred Places visits more than 30 sites around the globe, from Mexico to China, Norway to India, taking in hallowed halls of temples and shrines, mystical mountains, and places of pilgrimage. Evocative essays describe the sites and explain the spiritual significance of each Author: James Harpur.

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The book presents a vast array of examples to illustrate the changes that have taken place and have led to a new world map of religions. Beginning with an introduction.

In the second section, 20 maps plot the locations of more than 1, sacred sites around the world. Listings give details about each holy place, including the period in which it was built or used.

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x ">. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. BooknewsPages:   The Atlas of Holy Places and Sacred Sites is a visually a beautiful book. The author has managed to make the pictures come alive, and you feel as though you walking through the sites yourself.

It is a book that I will refer to over and over again/5(4). The Atlas of Mysterious Places: The World's Unexplained Sacred Sites, Symbolic Landscapes, Ancient Cities, and Lost Lands Published by Grove Pr () ISBN ISBN The Sacred Cod hangs proudly in the Massachusetts State House.

Well, Sacred Cod number three to be exact. Between the fire and thefts, this proud wooden pisces is practically an endangered : Eric Grundhauser.

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Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. The Atlas of Holy Places and Sacred Sites by Colin Wilson starting at $ The Atlas of Holy Places and Sacred Sites has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

This book explores the function of buildings for worship, shrines and pilgrimage centers, and the part they play in the lives of individuals and the community, while also recognizing that "sacred place" is not defined as architectural buildings.

Sacred Energetics. 35 likes. Alternative & Holistic Health Service. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: World Pilgrimage Guide by National Geographic photographer Martin Gray. Information, pictures, maps of holy places and sacred sites in countries.

Myth. The Traveller's Atlas of Sacred and Historical Places. "The book arrived with packaging teared and looking worse for wear. As a book lover, I cleaned it up and it was returned to you in a much better state than I received it.

Whilst the listing said cover wear - the bend in the back cover was not mentioned and it would have been a in factor.

Atlas was the son of the Titans Iapetus and Clymene, and his siblings were Epimetheus, Menoetius and Prometheus. Atlas also fathered the nymph Calypso and Maia who was one of the Pleiades and mother of the messenger God Hermes.

Atlas and his brother Menoetius sided with the Titans against the Olympians and when the Titans were eventually defeated many of them.

Most are the latest editions of classic series, some are newer but equally reliable travel guides. Whichever you choose, their tried and tested, practical advice will ensure that you eat well, stay in charming accommodations, visit fun places and never get lost on British roads.

TSB is not only the best Bible atlas there is, it’s also one of the most beautiful and impressive books I’ve opened. (Its dimensions are ′ x 13′, or 24 x 33 cm.

If future generations judge our generation by content and presentation of The Sacred Bridge, we will be deemed to have been an exceptional one.

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The atlas of holy places & sacred sites by Colin Wilson,Dorling Kindersley edition, in EnglishWritten:   Atlas' Punishment from Zeus. Atlas was given the task of holding up the heavens as punishment from Zeus for leading the Titans in their battle with the Olympian Gods for control of the heavens.

In a similar vein, Homer describes Atlas in his Odyssey as 'deadly-minded,' as knowing the depths of all the seas, and as holding the pillars far out in the Atlantic Ocean. Wilson’s book, The Atlas of Holy Places & Sacred Sites (Harmondsworth, Mx.: Penguin, ).

At the time of writing this book is widely available although no longer in print. It may be complemented by more recent books, such as Brad Olsen, Sacred Places Around the World: Destinations (San Francisco, CA: CCC Publishing, ).

An Atlas of Fantasy, compiled by Jeremiah Benjamin Post, was originally published in by Mirage Press and revised for a edition by Ballantine edition dropped twelve maps from the first edition and added fourteen new ones. It also included an introduction by Lester del Rey. To remain of manageable size, the Atlas excludes advertising maps, Publisher: Ballantine Books.The Sacra di San Michele, sometimes known as Saint Michael's Abbey, is a religious complex on Mount Pirchiriano, situated on the south side of the Val di Susa in the territory of the municipality of Sant'Ambrogio di Torino, in the Metropolitan City of .Unshackled by functional constraints, the 30 iconic projects in this book, by some of todays best-known architects alongside innovative emerging designers, explore architectonic themes in sacred structures, whilst setting them in a modern historical context.

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