1000 sacred places (Innbundet)

the world's most extraordinary spiritual sites


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 960
Forlag: Spektrum Forlag
Språk: Engelsk
Originaltittel: 1000 Heilige Orte - die Lebensliste für eine spirituelle Weltreise
Oversatt av: Garrard, Malcolm og Fitzpatrick, Maisie
ISBN/EAN: 9783833154805
Kategori: Arkitektur
Omtale: 1000 sacred places
Spanning prehistoric times to the present, 1000 Sacred Places is a richly illustrated guide to the world's most extraordinary spiritual sites. Holy places and spiritual sites are found throughout the world, and all of them have in common a mysterious drawing power that has held humankind in its spell since the beginnings of time. This book contains detailed information about the world's religions and their venerated people and sites. Overview maps and symbols of the religions, alongside each site being listed with GPS coordinates, make orientation easy. Included are the holy sites of the great religions, along with countless spiritual places of indigenous peoples and vanished cultures. Amongst the one thousand special places featured, you will find some of the great Christian cathedrals in Europe; pilgrim paths and places of pilgrimage; Hindu, Buddhist and Shinto temples in Asia; the most important mosques of the Islam; natural sanctuaries in Africa, America and Australia; prehistoric cult sites and modern sanctuaries. This beautiful book is a spiritual journey through history and the cultures of the world.

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