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Title:

Hindu Temple in Badrinath (Iconographic document)

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Badrinath ; Uttarkashi District ; Uttar Pradesh

Date issued/created:

[1984]

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). One of the Hindu temples in the place of pilgrimage Badrinath in the Himalayas. In the picture street around the main temple and the pilgrims circling the building in accordance with the movement of the sun and buying small items along the way necessary to complete the rituals of Hindu pilgrimage. Badrinath and Kedarnath is next to Gangotri (the spring of the Ganges) most important place for Hindus in this part of the Himalayas. Available for pilgrims at a time when the snows recede in the region (from May to October)

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; Hindu temple ; Badrinath ; Himalayas

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

text/html

Source:

part 1, box 2, 0063

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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