Item Code: IDD761
by Baidyanath SaraswatiHardcover (Edition: 2004)
Aryan Books International, New Delhi.
Size: 9.75" X 7.5"
Pages: 152 (Figures: 8, Tables: 8)
Price: $35.00 Shipping Free
The present volume, Cultures and Cosmos: The Cosmic Anthropological Principle is an endeavour to explore the numerous dimensions of the fundamental concepts in Cosmic Anthropology such as Nature, Sound, Space, Time, Mind, etc. This remarkable work reflects the importance of Cosmology in human organization, which is an important tool for understanding human nature and culture
The book is pioneering attempt to explore the cosmic principle while integrating it with Anthropology and Sociology. It will help the reader to discern a crucial dimension of human self and organization. It is hoped that this interdisciplinary study will facilitate a deeper comprehension and evoke a stimulating response from students, scholars and general readers alike. With increasing specialization and fragmentation, this is a unique work of reflection and integration.
About the Author:
Baidyanath Saraswati was born in Mithila and now lives in Varanasi. A former Professor of Anthropology at North-Eastern Hill University; Ranchi University; Visva-Bharati; Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla; he also worked as UNESCO Professor in Culture and Development at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi.
He is the author of Pottery-making Cultures and Indian Civilization, Brahmanic Ritual Tradition, Kashi: Myth and Reality, The Spectrum of the Sacred, The Sacred Science of Man, The Sacred Science of Nature, and has written many articles on Religion, Culture, Art, Anthropology. He is also the editor of seven volumes of Culture and Development and two volumes of Prakriti. Baidyanath Saraswati is the founder of N.K. Bose Memorial Foundation, a Gandhian Institution experimenting with children's education, and a center for heritage research in Varanasi.
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