Pilgrimages in India: Celebrating journeys of plurality and sacredness
IntroductionThis special issue of the International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage brings together a diverse range of papers from an international and interdisciplinary conference on India’s sacred journeys held at the Indiana University Gateway in Gurgaon, India, on March 2-3, 2016. The conference, entitled ‘Pilgrimages in India: Celebrating Journeys of Plurality and Sacredness’ was sponsored by Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indiana University - Bloomington, and the IU Alumni Association.
Editorial : Pilgrimages in India: Celebrating journeys of plurality and sacredness
Ian S. McIntosh, Neha Singhal, and Alokparna Das
Kashi and Cosmos: Spatial manifestation and the five pilgrimage journeys of Banaras
Rana P.B. Singh and Pravin S. Rana
Begumpura Yatras: Constructing the Ravidassia pilgrimage tradition