IFR: India- Himalayan Myths Field School

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Riding in the wake of India’s rich mythology and oral history is this established field program. In this field school, we seek to connect the local mythology with archaeological context. Kullu valley lies in the heart of the Himalayas and is rich in archaeological sites and historical records relating to the sites. The valley is a focal point for many ancient myths in the Himalayas. This project aims at understanding the role of myths in the Kullu valley and how they influence architecture, rituals and use of space.

Come experience the ethereal beauty of India’s mystical hills, and all the cultural significance the oral histories and myths of this area holds.

  • India
  • Himalayas
  • myths
  • archaeolgy
  • mysticism

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The Institute for Field Research (IFR) was created in March 2011 by a group of leading academic archaeologists. Operating as an independent, nonprofit academic organization has allowed us to break down traditional institutional barriers and deliver...