From approximately the third century BCE through the thirteenth century
the remote landscape around the lacial sources of the Ganga Ganges River in the Central in northern India was transformed into a region encoded with deep meaningce the remote
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Nachiket Chanchani Þ 7 SummaryPearance and shifted its semiotic effect Mountain Temples and Temple Mountains also our understandingthe transmission of architectural knowledge and provides new evidence of howtransmission of architectural knowledge and provides new evidence of how enduring idea of India emerged in the subcontinentArt History Publication Initiative For information visit http arthistorypiorgbooksmountain tem. T Chanchani's innovative study explores scores of stone edificesand steles that were erected in this landscape Through their forms locations interactions with the natural and sociopoliticalsteles that were erected in this landscape Through theirlocations interactions the natural environment sociopolitical these lithic ensembles evoked legendary worlds embedded historical memories in the topography changed the mountain range's ap.forms locations interactions