Pilgrimage: From the Ganges to Graceland : an Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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Nationalistic meccas, shrines to popular culture, and sacred traditions for the world's religions from Animism to Zoroastrianism are all examined in two accessible and comprehensive volumes.

* More than 500 A–Z entries ranging from the Alamo and Bamiyan to tourism and visual arts

* Photographs including worshipers at the Western Wall, pyramids in Egypt, and the Montserrat monastery in Spain illuminate the coverage

* Maps including the Hajj, Jerusalem, the journeys of Saint Paul, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

* Includes two appendixes: pilgrimage sites by country and pilgrimage sites by religion, a complete bibiliography, and a thorough index

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Contents

Mao Zedong Pilgrimage Sites China
365
Banneux Sprimont Belgium 51
368
Mashhad Khorasan Iran
371
Dham 149
376
Mazare Sharif Balkh Afghanistan
377
Meherabad and Meherazad Maharashtra
383
Meron Israel
391
Bari Apulia Italy 52
397
Saikoku Japan
549
Saint Josephs Oratory Montreal Quebec
555
SainteAnnedeBeaupre Quebec Canada
561
Samye Monastery and Samye Chimpu Cave
567
Sangu
573
Sastin Zapadne Slovensko Slovakia
580
Temple Square Salt Lake City Utah
627
Thudong
633

Mostaganem Algeria
403
Indulgences 255
404
Itsukushima Miyajima Island Hiroshima
427
Native American Religions and Pilgrimage
431
Newgrange County Meath Ireland
440
Nuestra Seriora de Altagracia Higiiey
446
Oodham Childrens Shrine Papago
455
Our Lady of the Snows Belleville Illinois
461
Dharmashala 150
467
Acknowledgments xv
471
Pawapuri Bihar India
473
Pilgrimage as Motif
479
Note to the Readers xxv
492
Jama Masjid Delhi India 268
496
Qom Markazi Iran
503
Regensburg Bavaria Germany
515
Reverse Pilgrimage
522
Japanese Buddhism and Pilgrimage 270
526
Rock of Cashel Tipperary Ireland
529
Romeria
540
Sacred Space
543
Tlemcen Algeria
639
Tribal Religions and Pilgrimage
645
Tzaddik
651
Dharmastala Karnataka India 150
653
Umra
657
Virgen de Chiquinquira Boyaca Colombia
663
Eastern Orthodoxy and Pilgrimage 153
669
Economics and Pilgrimage 155
680
Wat Pho Bangkok Thailand
681
Javierada Navarra Spain 271
682
WongTai Sin Temple Hong Kong China
687
Yediyur Karnataka India
693
Zoroastrianism and Pilgrimage
699
Aachen Westphalia Germany 1
701
Christian Pilgrimage Israel 272
704
Pilgrimage Sites by Religion or Type
709
Basilica de Bom Jesus Goa India 53
719
Acre Israel 4
755
Betancur Pedro de San Jose Antigua
756
Egeria 158
758
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About the author (2002)

Linda Kay Davidson, PhD, is a medievalist and Spanish instructor at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, and the coauthor of several books on pilgrimage.

David M. Gitlitz, PhD, is professor of hispanic studies at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.

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