Item Code: IDJ047
by Subhadra Sen GuptaPaperback (Edition: 2002)
Rupa & Company, Delhi
Size: 7.6" X 5.1"
Pages: 89 (16 Colour Illustrations)
Price: $9.50 Shipping Free
For Hindus, the Chaar Dhaam are among the most sacred places of pilgrimage. The Chaar Dhaam, the four holy abodes of Lord Vishnu are Badrinath, Puri, Dwarka and Rameshwaram.
In this book discover the four great dhaams of the Himalayas: Badrinath-Kedarnath-Gangotri-Yamunotri. Tirthas that are not just places of pilgrimage but sacred spaces resonant with myths and legends. Pilgrims have wandered through these remote tirthas for centuries seeking enlightenment and liberation. Gathering at temples set among picturesque mountain Valleys and beside tumultuous rivers. The Himalayan dhaams are both a celebration of the bounties of nature and the spirit of an ancient faith.
|Chapter 1||Going on a Tirtha||1|
|Chapter 2||Vishnu and His Dhaams||19|
|Chapter 3||A Palace for the Gods||34|
|Chapter 4||Badrinath The Dhaam in the Himalayas||47|
|Chapter 5||The Badrinarayan Temple||58|
|Chapter 6||Other Sacred Places||62|
|Chapter 8||Travelling to Badrinath||79|
|Route Map of Badrinath-Kedarnath||89|