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Author Gray, John N., 1945-

Title Domestic mandala : architecture of lifeworlds in Nepal / by John Gray
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT  305.891495 Gra/Dma  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 163 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Anthropology and cultural history in Asia and the Indo-Pacific
Anthropology and cultural history in Asia and the Indo-Pacific.
Contents Introduction : domestic space, activities, and experience of the cosmos -- The sacred house : domestic space as mandala -- The auspicious house : materials, design, and orientation -- The constructed house : ritual construction of domestic space -- The revelatory house : dwelling in the mandala -- The matrimonial house : ritual appropriation of domestic space -- Conclusion : Architechno
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chhetris -- Dwellings -- Nepal -- Kholagaun.
Chhetris -- Nepal -- Kholagaun -- Social life and customs.
Mandala -- Nepal -- Kholagaun.
Architecture and cosmology.
Hindu cosmology.
Hinduism -- Nepal -- Kholagaun -- Rituals.
LC no. 2006002767
ISBN 075464538X alkaline paper