The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

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The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

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ISBN - 10: 0500510237

ISBN - 13: 9780500510230

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More than anything else, long-distance travel in the late twentieth century has opened the eyes of millions of people in the West to the rich cultural heritage of the Asian countries, and to the ability of their great belief systems to regenerate, refresh, and renew. Whether the focus is the original animist beliefs of the far-distant past or the vitality of present-day Hinduism and Buddhism, the sacred site, natural or manmade -- mountain, valley, temple, or shrine -- is a place of central importance, where heavenly and earthly energies most perfectly intersect.

Through the amazing odyssey undertaken by the master photographer Michael Freeman across thousands of miles of the Indian subcontinent and eastern Asia, the extraordinary numinous power of these sacred places is captured with a force that has never been so well expressed. Here are the greatest natural sites, from the Sagaing hills of Myanmar to the sacred mountain, Agung, in Bali. Here, too, are the great temple complexes, Angkor and Borobudur, and the intimate Shintoist shrines of Japan. The photographs are organized as journeys that reflect the historical spread of Eastern religions, yet each will feel to the reader like a personal quest.

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The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

by Alistair Shearer Michael Freeman

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by Alistair Shearer Michael Freeman

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This book is in good condition. All pages are intact, there are no tears to the book and the book is nice and clean. The pages might be slightly dog eared through previous use and textbooks might have a small amount of highlighting but nothing which will obstruct getting the maximum out of the book. Customers are protected by 100% refund guarantee if they are not happy.

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The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

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2000. Thames & Hudson. Hard Cover. Book-VG+. Dj-VG, protective covered. 11x10. 208pp. Colour frontis & profuse colour photos by Michael Freeman.

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The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

by Alistair Michael & Shearer Freeman

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4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. 208pp.; HB lt. brwn. emboss cover w/gilt; 1"tear, tp. spine w/lt. shelfwear; clean, tight pgs. DJ orangwe w/white-color photo cover; slight rub. Natural and man-made sacred sites of Asia. 235 color illus.

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The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

The Spirit of Asia: Journeys to the Sacred Places of the East

by Michael Freeman

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New in new dust jacket. BRAND NEW. Excellent condition. Never read or opened. No remainder mark. Still in original publisher's wrap.

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