Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address [email protected].

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Art > Chamundesvari Temple In Mysore (A Rare Book)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Chamundesvari Temple In Mysore (A Rare Book)
Pages from the book
Chamundesvari Temple In Mysore (A Rare Book)
Look Inside the Book
Description
PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION

Seventeen years ago this book was published. The book has gone out of stock. We understand that there is a large demand for this book from lay readers, pilgrims and social scientists.

When we collected data for this book about eight years before its first publication, Indian currency was in terms of rupees, annas and paise. The rate was sixteen annas or sixty-four paise for a rupee. Though this has been totally changed we have decided to retain the old rate of transaction in the book. As a matter of fact, the second edition of the book does not contain any change in style and content. Only a few corrections, addition of a few photographs and minor clarifications have been made here and there.

We are grateful to Dr. K. S. Singh, Director General for permitting the publication of the second editor. We also acknowledge the help rendered by the members of the Printing and Publication Section particularly Shri H. K. Barthwal and shri Pijush Kanti Mukherjee in production of this edition.

Foreword

In a seminar organised by the Anthropological Survey of India at Calcutta on "Research Programmes on Anthropology and Allied Disciplines" in 1967, it was decided that several research projects should be taken up by the Survey on the "Study of Complex Religious Institutions” for a proper understanding of the changing social organisation of Indian Civilisation.

Shri B. B. Goswami and Shri S. G. Morab were assigned the task of studying in detail the organisation of temple functionaries and the traditions and rituals associated with the temple of Chamundesvari. In their study of the sacred complex of Chamundesvari temple the authors have gone beyond the temple proper and have surveyed also the thirty two sacred shrines and temples on the Chamundi hills in order to the elements of ‘little’ and ‘great’ traditions. Where as to the common people of Mysore, mostly the non-Brahmins, the deity is regarded as the presiding deity of Mysore city and its surrounding regions, the literati consider her as a female force of the Almighty as described in the Sanskrit texts of yore. The report indicates bow the cult of Chamundesvari complex has been supported by its association with various castes and by the over-riding patronage of the forma ruling family of Mysore.

 

Contents

 

  Preface to the Second Edition iii
  Foreword v
Chapter One: Sacred Geography, Temples and Minor Shrines, Maths, Shantasrama, Sivanandasrama, Places Associated with Myths, Mantapa (Platform). 1-8
Chapter Two: Organisation of Temple Functionaries and Traditions Administration, Finances, Functionaries of the Temple, Sacred Specialist Non-Brahmin, Function of the Sivarchaka Specialists, Patron and Priest Relationship, Sacred Specialist Brahmin, Functions of the Brahmin Specialists, Types of Patronage, Ritual Services (Seva), Other Non-Brahmin Functionaries, Functions of Temple Servants, Non- Brahmin Traditions Associated with the Temple. 9-41
Chapter Three: Worship of the Chamundesvari Deity, Devotees Visiting the Temple, Purpose of Worship, Attendance of Devotees on Festival Occasions, Worship of the Chamundesvari Deity in the Rural Hinterland, Comprehension of the Deity, Patron Families, Observance of Chamun desvari Festival, Naming the Children, Worship of Chamundesvari in Mysore City, Symbolised Forms of the Deity, Motivations for the Worship, Comprehension of the Deity. 42-56
Appendix A: Ritual Complex of the Uttanahalli Goddess. 57-59
Appendix B: Observance of Chamundesvari Festival in Mysore City. 60-62
  References 63

Sample Pages







Chamundesvari Temple In Mysore (A Rare Book)

Item Code:
NAB738
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
1991
ISBN:
8185579024
Size:
9.2 inch X 6.2 inch
Pages:
70 (Illustrated Throughout In B/W and Three Colour)
Other Details:
weight of this book is 234 gm
Price:
$29.00   Shipping Free
Look Inside the Book
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Chamundesvari Temple In Mysore (A Rare Book)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 10114 times since 28th Apr, 2018
PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION

Seventeen years ago this book was published. The book has gone out of stock. We understand that there is a large demand for this book from lay readers, pilgrims and social scientists.

When we collected data for this book about eight years before its first publication, Indian currency was in terms of rupees, annas and paise. The rate was sixteen annas or sixty-four paise for a rupee. Though this has been totally changed we have decided to retain the old rate of transaction in the book. As a matter of fact, the second edition of the book does not contain any change in style and content. Only a few corrections, addition of a few photographs and minor clarifications have been made here and there.

We are grateful to Dr. K. S. Singh, Director General for permitting the publication of the second editor. We also acknowledge the help rendered by the members of the Printing and Publication Section particularly Shri H. K. Barthwal and shri Pijush Kanti Mukherjee in production of this edition.

Foreword

In a seminar organised by the Anthropological Survey of India at Calcutta on "Research Programmes on Anthropology and Allied Disciplines" in 1967, it was decided that several research projects should be taken up by the Survey on the "Study of Complex Religious Institutions” for a proper understanding of the changing social organisation of Indian Civilisation.

Shri B. B. Goswami and Shri S. G. Morab were assigned the task of studying in detail the organisation of temple functionaries and the traditions and rituals associated with the temple of Chamundesvari. In their study of the sacred complex of Chamundesvari temple the authors have gone beyond the temple proper and have surveyed also the thirty two sacred shrines and temples on the Chamundi hills in order to the elements of ‘little’ and ‘great’ traditions. Where as to the common people of Mysore, mostly the non-Brahmins, the deity is regarded as the presiding deity of Mysore city and its surrounding regions, the literati consider her as a female force of the Almighty as described in the Sanskrit texts of yore. The report indicates bow the cult of Chamundesvari complex has been supported by its association with various castes and by the over-riding patronage of the forma ruling family of Mysore.

 

Contents

 

  Preface to the Second Edition iii
  Foreword v
Chapter One: Sacred Geography, Temples and Minor Shrines, Maths, Shantasrama, Sivanandasrama, Places Associated with Myths, Mantapa (Platform). 1-8
Chapter Two: Organisation of Temple Functionaries and Traditions Administration, Finances, Functionaries of the Temple, Sacred Specialist Non-Brahmin, Function of the Sivarchaka Specialists, Patron and Priest Relationship, Sacred Specialist Brahmin, Functions of the Brahmin Specialists, Types of Patronage, Ritual Services (Seva), Other Non-Brahmin Functionaries, Functions of Temple Servants, Non- Brahmin Traditions Associated with the Temple. 9-41
Chapter Three: Worship of the Chamundesvari Deity, Devotees Visiting the Temple, Purpose of Worship, Attendance of Devotees on Festival Occasions, Worship of the Chamundesvari Deity in the Rural Hinterland, Comprehension of the Deity, Patron Families, Observance of Chamun desvari Festival, Naming the Children, Worship of Chamundesvari in Mysore City, Symbolised Forms of the Deity, Motivations for the Worship, Comprehension of the Deity. 42-56
Appendix A: Ritual Complex of the Uttanahalli Goddess. 57-59
Appendix B: Observance of Chamundesvari Festival in Mysore City. 60-62
  References 63

Sample Pages







Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Chamundesvari Temple In Mysore (A Rare Book) (Hindu | Books)

Chamunda Devi
Brass Sculpture
6.4 inch Height x 6.2 inch Width x 1.7 inch Depth
1.3 kg
Item Code: ZCU27
$138.00
Backorder
Backorder
Chamunda Devi
Brass Statue
7.2 inch Height x 5.8 inch Width x 1.7 inch Depth
1.8 kg
Item Code: ZCN50
$138.00
Backorder
Backorder
Annihilation of Demons Shumbha and Nishumbha
Water Color Painting On Paper
Artist: Kailash Raj
11.0 inch x 8.5 inch
Item Code: HN77
$525.00
Backorder
Backorder
Rasa Sanketa Kalika of Kayastha Camunda
Item Code: IDG558
$17.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tantra and Sakta Art of Orissa (Three Volumes)
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: IDJ914
$325.00$260.00
You save: $65.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Cult of Siva - An Old Book
by Dr. Bansidhar Biswal
Hardcover (Edition: 1988)
Punthi Pustak
Item Code: NAH104
$31.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sadhan Shikhar (Pinnacle of Sadhan)
Item Code: NAK846
$31.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Siva-Parvati and Allied Images (Their Iconography and Body Language in Two Big Volumes) Volume I: Text, Volume II: Plates
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: IDI596
$255.00$204.00
You save: $51.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Cult of The Goddess
Deal 15% Off
Item Code: NAJ939
$175.00$148.75
You save: $26.25 (15%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Cosmic Play of Power: Goddess, Tantra and Women
Item Code: NAE294
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sapta Matrka Worship and Sculptures
Deal 20% Off
by Shivaji K. Panikkar
Hardcover (Edition: 1997)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD116
$95.00$76.00
You save: $19.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I’ve started receiving many of the books I’ve ordered and every single one of them (thus far) has been fantastic - both the books themselves, and the execution of the shipping. Safe to say I’ll be ordering many more books from your website :)
Hithesh, USA
I have received the book Evolution II.  Thank you so much for all of your assistance in making this book available to me.  You have been so helpful and kind.
Colleen, USA
Thanks Exotic India, I just received a set of two volume books: Brahmasutra Catuhsutri Sankara Bhasyam
I Gede Tunas
You guys are beyond amazing. The books you provide not many places have and I for one am so thankful to have found you.
Lulian, UK
This is my first purchase from Exotic India and its really good to have such store with online buying option. Thanks, looking ahead to purchase many more such exotic product from you.
Probir, UAE
I received the kaftan today via FedEx. Your care in sending the order, packaging and methods, are exquisite. You have dressed my body in comfort and fashion for my constrained quarantine in the several kaftans ordered in the last 6 months. And I gifted my sister with one of the orders. So pleased to have made a connection with you.
EB Cuya FIGG, USA
Thank you for your wonderful service and amazing book selection. We are long time customers and have never been disappointed by your great store. Thank you and we will continue to shop at your store
Michael, USA
I am extremely happy with the two I have already received!
Robert, UK
I have just received the top and it is beautiful 
Parvathi, Malaysia
I received ordered books in perfect condition. Thank You!
Vladimirs, Sweden
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2021 © Exotic India