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Environmental Possibilities in the Worship of Sacred Mountains and Trees in India

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Presented by Colorado College at Colorado College - Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center Film Screening Room, Colorado Springs CO

Feb 04 2016
Colorado College located in Colorado Springs CO

This presentation examines the worship of trees and mountains in India and explores the environmental possibilities within this practice. Particular emphasis will be given to the anthropomorphic ritual process of dressing sacred trees and stones and adding a face to them for the purpose of establishing and enhancing an intimate relationship with them. Consideration will be given to the difference between such anthropomorphism and anthropocentrism. The resulting ornate trees and stones will be

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