ISBN: 9788189975678, 8189975676
Ramachandra Rao, PR
The seventh century Nava-Brahma temples of Alampur in the Mahaboobnagar district of Andhra Pradesh in India, are remarkable for the coalescence of an indigenous architectural idiom with the early western Chalukyan style of Badami, evolving in the process, a distinctive structural expression.
ISBN: 9788189995041, 8189995049
The author draws on the literature of court poets, the hymns of saints and acharyas, and verses from inscriptions to illuminate premodern India's unique treatment of sculpted and painted form. She focuses on the coexistence of sacred and sensuous images within the common boundaries of Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu sacred spaces, redefining terms like sacred and secular in relation to Indian archite...
ISBN: 9789558095492, 9558095494
It deals with Hindu art, sculpture, architecture during a long period of five thousand years.
Sharma, IK (b.1937)
ISBN: 9788175740310, 8175740310
Bhatia, Usha et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788173053603, 817305360X
This book is stimulative and perceptive survey of different aspects of Indian painting.
ISBN: 9788173871740, 8173871744
The book is spread in seven chapters, covering physiography of the area of study, ethnographic milieu, political scenario, technique and style of image-making and the artisans, Gaddi domestic architecture and the wooden and stone temples. Three useful appendices further make this study comprehensive and up-to-date.
ISBN: 9788185026312, 8185026319
The present authoritatively researched volume attempts to collate existing reference material on the subject, as also offer valuable original insights into various aspects of Ganesh. The diversity of the benevolent god's representations is amply illustrated in the survey of the British Museum collection in London. An article on the Hindu Ganesh discusses his importance in Maharashtra where the ...
Majupuria, Trilok Chandra et al
ISBN: 9789747315547, 9747315548
Contents: (i) Some unique gods and goddesses (ii) Hindu deities (iii) Major;Hindu deities (iv) Buddhist deities (v) Hybrid and tantric dieties (vi) Tibetan deities.;
ISBN: 9789383243273, 9383243279
Contemporary Hindu temples raise aesthetic, economic, political and philosophical questions about the role of architecture in making a place for the sacred in society. This book presents the Hindu temple from the perspectives of institutions and individuals, including priests, building practitioners and worshippers, to consider what it means when the temple is no longer at the centre of India l...
Behl, Benoy K.
ISBN: 9789387791312, 9387791319
This book is based upon the photographic exhibition by the same name produced by the author for The Japan Foundation and The Film produced by the author for the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
Srivastava, Kamal S
Contents: (i) Introduction (ii) Symbolism of Hindu icons (iii) Hindu gods and goddesses: a study (iv) Iconographical terms: an illustrated dictionary (v) Bibliography
Vasini, A Kamala (b.1952)
ISBN: 9788170186519, 817018651X
Hendley, Thomas Holbein
ISBN: 9788176466899, 8176466891
This centenary reprint edition of `Indian Jewellery' is an attempt to present revival pieces that are still in vogue after one hundred years, as well as to show examples of new developments which were manufactured after the old style, yet with modifications and adaptations, answering to a modernised taste and demand.
Dehejia, Harsha V. et al.
ISBN: 9788173053535, 8173053537
This portfolio presents compositions by contemporary artists. The energy and inspiration of masters flow through their kalam keeping alive a beautiful tradition of transforming kavya into chitra so that shringara rasa of Krishna is not only felt but seen.
ISBN: 9780300204377, 030020437X
From the fifth to the eighth century, a series of kingdoms emerged in Southeast Asia whose rulers embraced Hinduism and Buddhism, two major religions received from India. For these are objects of rare and singular beauty, as well as keys to understanding an essential phase of Southeast Asia's past.
ISBN: 9788194829416, 8194829410
This book examines, in the light of numerous iconographies, the syncretism of three deities associated with the sun, the Indian Surya, the Greek Helios, and the Iranian Mithra. The Gandharan statue of the Bodhisattva Siddhartha in the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, wearing a headdress depicting the sun god in the guise of a Bodhisattva, performing the adhayamudra (the gesture of fearlessness)...
ISBN: 9789385360558, 9385360558
Ths book invites readers to learn about the literary and cultural history of these delightful narratives. The volume will appeal to scholars and students of Indian art and literature, to those who have grown up in the Pushtimarg tradition, and more broadly to those with an appreciation for the distinct ways in which pictures can tell stories, particularly those that unite the everyday with inti...
Trivedi, S.D. et al.
ISBN: 9788173200892, 8173200890
This book covers myths and legends from the tales from Ramayana, Krishna Lila, Pauranic Legends, Buddhisht Lore, Jaina legends, tales of love and some micellaneous tales.
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