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Product Description: Saiva liturgy is performed in a world that oscillates: a world permeated by the presence of Siva, where humans live in a condition of bondage and where the highest aim of the soul is to attain liberation from its fetters. In this account of Indian temple ritual, Richard Davis uses medieval Hindu texts to describe the world as it is envisioned by Saiva siddhanta and the way daily worship reflects and acts within that world...read more

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9780691632490 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $77.50 | About this edition: Saiva liturgy is performed in a world that oscillates: a world permeated by the presence of Siva, where humans live in a condition of bondage and where the highest aim of the soul is to attain liberation from its fetters.
9780691073866 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1992, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Saiva liturgy is performed in a world that oscillates: a world permeated by the presence of Siva, where humans live in a condition of bondage and where the highest aim of the soul is to attain liberation from its fetters.

Paperback:

9780691603087 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Saiva liturgy is performed in a world that oscillates: a world permeated by the presence of Siva, where humans live in a condition of bondage and where the highest aim of the soul is to attain liberation from its fetters.

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Product Description: The Bhagavad Gita, perhaps the most famous of all Indian scriptures, is universally regarded as one of the world's spiritual and literary masterpieces. Richard Davis tells the story of this venerable and enduring book, from its origins in ancient India to its reception today as a spiritual classic that has been translated into more than seventy-five languages...read more

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9780691139968, titled "The Bhagavad Gita: A Biography" | Princeton Univ Pr, October 26, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Bhagavad Gita, perhaps the most famous of all Indian scriptures, is universally regarded as one of the world's spiritual and literary masterpieces.

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Product Description: The Mahotsavavidhi, a twelfth-century Sanskrit text, provides detailed guidelines for a Saiva temple priest in performing a nine-day "great festival" for the god Siva. The author, Aghorasiva, is one of the most esteemed and influential authors in the Saiva Siddhanta school, and his lengthy work on ritual procedures, Kriyakramadyotika, (of which the Mahotsavavidhi is a part), is by all accounts the Agama work most employed by modern temple priests and pious Saivas in their practice of worship...read more
By Richard H. Davis (trans)

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9780195378528 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 17, 2009, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: The Mahotsavavidhi, a twelfth-century Sanskrit text, provides detailed guidelines for a Saiva temple priest in performing a nine-day "great festival" for the god Siva.

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Hardcover:

9780295982847 | Univ of Washington Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $60.00

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9781885444257 | Amer Federation of Arts, January 1, 2004, cover price $49.95

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Product Description: For many centuries, Hindus have taken it for granted that the religious images they place in temples and home shrines for purposes of worship are alive. Hindu priests bring them to life through a complex ritual "establishment" that invokes the god or goddess into material support...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691026220 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: For many centuries, Hindus have taken it for granted that the religious images they place in temples and home shrines for purposes of worship are alive.

Paperback:

9780691005201 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 12, 1999, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: For many centuries, Hindus have taken it for granted that the religious images they place in temples and home shrines for purposes of worship are alive.

Product Description: A bout Paris was written by Richard Harding Davis in 1895. This is a 234 page book, containing 37610 words and 37 pictures. Search Inside is enabled for this title.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book...read more

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9780839803553 | Irvington Pub, June 1, 1981, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Paperback:

9780829022339 | Irvington Pub, February 1, 1988, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A bout Paris was written by Richard Harding Davis in 1895.

Product Description: Book by Davis, Richard H., Davis, James

Hardcover:

9780669067644 | Lexington Books, March 1, 1985, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Book by Davis, Richard H.

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Product Description: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892. Excerpt: ... pope, accompanied by crowds of the people, the nobility, the papal court, the bands playing, the bells ringing, the cannon pealing from St...read more

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9780686198895 | Ridgeway Books, June 1, 1980, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

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