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Hindu shrines, monastery Dhinodhar (Iconographic document)


Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Dhinodhar ; Kutch District ; Gujarat

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Photography (scan from a slide). In the foreground you can see two Hindu shrines situated on the monastery Dhinodhar. Inscriptions Sri Nimb Nath and Sri Ganbhir Nath indicate the names of the dead ascetics of the line. Probably they were buried here. The monastery is located on a hill and it features dozens of temples. Permanently is residing here the dozen of ascetics. It belongs to the old monasteries and is well known not only in Gujarat, but in the scale of the whole of India. Dinodhar Temple is known that the pilgrims who wish to come here to calm their dead ancestors

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; monastery Dhinodhar ; Hindu shrine

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part 1, box 10, 0022


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Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund



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