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Spirits of the place

Buddhism and Lao religious culture

by John Clifford Holt

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Published by University of Hawai"i Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Laos,
  • Spirits -- Laos,
  • Religion and sociology -- Laos,
  • Laos -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Clifford Holt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2067 .H66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23203120M
    ISBN 109780824833275
    LC Control Number2009014399
    OCLC/WorldCa318191574

    According to the author, this series may be read in any order. Below, they are listed in the order in which they were the official website. ing that energy, and raising those spirits; the Spirits of Place. The core concept of the symposium became that of this book: stories are embedded in the world around us – in metal, in brick, in concrete, and in wood. In the very earth beneath our feet. Our history .

    The idea for Spirits of Place came about from an event of the same name held in Calderstones Park in Liverpool in April organised by the book’s editor John Reppion. The event was a success and the book, which takes a more global perspective, is undoubtedly another success. The Spirit of the Place Samuel Shem, Author. Kent State Univ. $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author It's hard to put down the book as Orville must decide, once.

    Acts 2 New International Version (NIV) The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost. 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them were filled with.   ‘Spirits of Place’ is an anthology journeying into the minds, places and memories of twelve writers as they attempt to put into words the emotional and cultural residue implied by a location dear to them. It’s not merely the hard geography of a location but its evolution though folk history which is of interest here. This isn’t another book of psychogeography essays where the landscape.


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An awareness of that sacred relationship opens a direct path to spiritual Released on: Septem Lawrence Durrell Spirit of Place This book by the novelist Lawrence Durrell is collection of letters and notes he wrote to capture his reactions to places in Corfu, Egypt, Greece, Argentina, Britain, France, (and was one of the first books with “place” in its title that actually discussed the concept a bit).

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The Roman term for spirit of place was Genius loci, by which it is sometimes still referred. This has often been historically envisaged as a guardian animal or a small supernatural being (puck, fairy, elf, and the like) or a ghost.

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