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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2012-11-17
  • Publisher: THAMES&HUD

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This cross-cultural compendium shows howthe holy meeting place is common to faithsand sites from Greece to Mexico, fromJerusalem to Cambodia and beyond.

Table of Contents

Meeting place of heaven and earthp. 6
The temple's many namesp. 10
The mountainp. 14
The heavenly prototypep. 30
Sacred geometryp. 36
The mandalap. 48
Ritualp. 58
Ritual drama in the templep. 68
The House of Lifep. 74
Secrecyp. 80
The temple as a place of burialp. 88
Themesp. 98
The temple's many formsp. 100
The primordial moundp. 102
The path inwardp. 104
The heavenly presencep. 106
Sacred geometryp. 108
Mandalasp. 110
Borobudurp. 112
The Temple of the Lordp. 114
The way of the pilgrimp. 116
The Tree of Lifep. 118
The living waterp. 120
The temple at workp. 122
Life after deathp. 124
Further readingp. 126
Acknowledgmentsp. 127
Indexp. 128
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