Book Review: The Holy Land

Posted: January 31st, 2016

India: A Sacred Geography by Diana L Eck

Winston Churchill claimed that “India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the equator.” While the second part of his statement has been proved wrong, it is unlikely he had any idea quite what the first part meant. While India is indeed a geographical term, it has a dual geography, a physical one, but also a sacred geography which dates back millennia.