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Locating British Hindus' sacred space

By Eleanor Nesbitt


This article examines the ways in which the sacred is located in British Hindus' homes, as well as in public places of worship. Attention is drawn to scholars' concentration on these public places of worship and identification of stages in the development of temples, and to the role of the temple as a resource and a site for negotiation involving both Hindus and non-Hindus. The contested character of the 'sacred' and the increasingly virtual dimension of 'space' are also addressed

Topics: BL
Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:440

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