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Southern India And The Dance Of The Gods: Sites Of The World's Cultures

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Release Date: 09/25/2012 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4844  
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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In Kumbakonom, according to an ancient myth, the world evolved from a “kumba“, a vessel.

The city in the south of India claims to be the navel of the world, which, according to the Hindu creed, is actually the sacred city of Benares.

This is one of the numerous contradictions which are a particular characteristic of the south of India, where myths, religious traditions and everyday life are entwined in what appears to be a hopelessly tangled web.

Yet, in fact, everything does have an inner Indian logic, a cohesion derived and based on thousand-year-old stories of the gods and their worlds.

This background explains the mysterious temple and also the fate of an old woman, who dedicated
Read more her life to the gods.

Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 56 minutes
Color: Color
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