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Immerse yourself in the mysterious cosmos of the monastic world. Monasteries are places of spirituality, closely binding faith and learning. This book examines the traditions of Christian; Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic monastic architecture from its early beginnings to the present. In introducing the world of the monasteries with its unique artistic and architectural forms,Immerse yourself in the mysterious cosmos of the monastic world. Monasteries are places of spirituality, closely binding faith and learning. This book examines the traditions of Christian; Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic monastic architecture from its early beginnings to the present. In introducing the world of the monasteries with its unique artistic and architectural forms, this book asks such questions as what were the rules that governed life in the monasteries and convents? What were the ideals that inspired - and continue to inspire - the form taken by monastic buildings?...

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ISBN : 9781407564098
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 207 Pages
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  • Elizabeth
    2018-12-12 06:01

    I bought this book for research for my next novel and it has just what I needed: Beautiful photographs with enough information about the history of the buildings.

  • Claire Biggs
    2018-11-14 02:05

    A great look at the different Monasteries across the world and through the different eras, good knowledge by Author and some great pictures too