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South Indian Customs by P. V. Jagadisa Ayyar - Hardcover - 1982 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000001366)

South Indian Customs

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South Indian Customs

by P. V. Jagadisa Ayyar

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ISBN 10
812060153X
ISBN 13
9788120601536
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New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 1982. Hardcover. Fourth AES Reprint, 2001. Fine book / no jacket as published. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light shelfwear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xii + 169 pages. Facsimile of Madras: Diocesan Press, 1925 edition. Customs in the Hindu tradition are essentially religious, but several are based on morality and general utility. In the Hindu pantheon, animals and plants are eminently sacred and are placed on a high pedestal. Every custom is infused with the spirit of intense devotion.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000001366
Title
South Indian Customs
Author
P. V. Jagadisa Ayyar
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
812060153X
ISBN 13
9788120601536
Publisher
Asian Educational Services
Place of Publication
New Delhi
Date published
1982
Keywords
customs, ethnology, folklore, social life, sociology, religion, rituals, traditions, Hindu, Hinduism, Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, South India, India
Bookseller catalogs
India; Religion & Spirituality;
Size
8vo

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