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Mysore Royal Dasara

Swami Sivapriyananda

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ISBN 10: 8170173310 / ISBN 13: 9788170173311
Editorial: Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books, New Delhi, India
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India is perhaps the only country where goddesses are still widely worshipped.The origin and nature of many of these present day goddesses and their cults go back to primordial times. Printed Pages: 160. N° de ref. de la librería 107954

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Título: Mysore Royal Dasara

Editorial: Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books, New Delhi, India

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:New

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Pages: 164 (145 Color Illustration)

This Book on Dasara written by Shri Sivapriyananda, Maharajakumar of Dharampur along with photographs by My Brother-in-law, Bauwar Sahah Sri Gajendrasingh of Auwa is very interesting as it gives factual account of the manner in which Dasara is celebrated all over the country. This book is divided into four parts. The First parts deals with the origin of Dasara and the manner in which it is celebrated all over India year. This makes available first hand account of the significance of Dasara as practised in India to keen students on the subject.
The Second part deals with ritual aspects of Dasara as enunciated in ancient texts such as Markandeya Purana, Kalikoktha purana and Devi Mahatmye and Sapthasathi. The basic concept of all these texts is the triumph of 'Good over Evil'. This has been brought out by explaining the significance of various Religious symbols and esoteric values of sacrifice, worship, and sacred rituals that are practised and followed during Dasara.
The third part deals with Dasara as practised in ancient Vijayanagar Kingdom and consists of visual factual account of various historians and travelers who visited Vijayanagar. This is highly narrative and gives graphic description of eyewitness accounts of events as seen by visiting foreign writers, Historians, to the Royal Court in general.
Last part of the book deals with Dasara as practised in Mysore almost four centuries ago and during the life time of my Grand uncle His Highness the Maharaja Sri Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV and by my Father late His Highness the Maharaja Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar and is still being practised and performed by me even to this day. Series of photographs have been included in this book to give visual account of Dasara Durbars, Ganapathi Pooja, Saraswathi Pooja, Kalarathri Pooja, rituals connected with Ayudha Pooja, Shammi Pooja and also give

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