Sahrdaya: Studies in Indian and South East Asian Art in Honour of Dr R. Nagaswamy

Bettina Bäumer, R.N. Misra, Chirapat Prapandvidya, and Devendra Handa (eds)

Editorial: Tamil Arts Academy, 2006
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Título: Sahrdaya: Studies in Indian and South East ...
Editorial: Tamil Arts Academy
Año de publicación: 2006
Encuadernación: Hardcover
Condición del libro: New
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Edición: First Edition.

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Edited by Bettina Baumer; R N Misra; Chirapat Prapandvidya and Devendra Handa
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Descripción Tamil Arts Academy, 2006. Hardcover. Condición: As New. Contents: 1. Surya in a Saiva perspective: the Sambapancasika mystical hymn of Kashmir and its commentary by Ksemaraja/Bettina Baumer. 2. A spirituality of the senses in Trika Saivism of Kashmir/Ernst Furlinger. 3. Essence of Kashmir Saivism/Advaitavadini Kaul. 4. A Buddhist Bhairava/Nandana Chutiwongs. 5. Saivism in early Southern Thailand based on archaeological evidence/Phasook Indrawooth. 6. Saivism in Thailand as recorded in inscriptions and old documents from sixth century to early Ayudhya period/Chirapat Prapandvidya. 7. Aesthetics of karuna the thousand armed Avalokitesvara/Sung Min Kim. 8. The Mahabharata epic representation in Cambodia /Kambujadesa/Son Soubert. 9. The Mahabharata and some ancient Janapadas/Devendra Handa. 10. Daiva and Purusakara in the Valmiki Ramayana/Satya Vrat Shastri. 11. An interesting Kharoshti - Brahmi inscription from Mid West Bengal/B.N. Mukherjee. 12. Who's who in the cola festival/Richard H. Davis. 13. The dancing girl ("Devadasi") of South India in actual early photographs/Joachim K. Bautze. 14. Vastu Purusa/M.K. Dhavalikar. 15. Art and architecture of Gopadri region - early phase (seventh to tenth century)/R.N. Mishra. 16. On measuring images: a critical analysis of the theory of Talamana/Isabella Nardi. 17. Terminology of Orissan Silpa Sastras/Sadananda Das. 18. Art without artists? Art history and India/Stephen Inglis. 19. Once more Tamilnadu and Bengal? Iconographic affiliation: Bhiksatanamurti Siva/Gouriswar Bhattacharya. 20. A reclining Gauri image with Pancadikpalas' in the Khulna Museum, Bangladesh/Gerd J.R. Mevissen. 21. A thematic view of Indian civilization/Michel Danino. 22. Saktism and Tantrism : complementary to each other/Haripriya Rangarajan. 23. The second great diffusion of Buddhism in the Trans-Himalayas/Benoy K. Behl. 24. Komala-Kanta Padavali of Gauda Vanga/Mahua Mukherje. 25. Sangam age Chera Silver Coin with a portrait and Roman type Helmet/R. Krishnamurthy. 26. Sirpur excavations 2000-2006/A.K. Sharma. "The volume Sahrdaya, consists of 26 memorable and penetrative, essays on Indian and South East Asian Art and religion, by eminent scholars from Austria, Germany, Italy, France, USA, Canada, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia, besides India. Beginning with an admirable study of Sun as Martanda who is identified with the supreme Siva in the Advaitic Kashmir Saivism, through the text Samba Pancasika and its commentary by Kshemaraja, the book shows that the Kashmir Saiva system integrated the physical senses into spiritual life. The tradition of identifying ruling monarch and consecrating him as Bhairava (Buddhist) and the over 12 feet high stone portrait of Adityavarman of Java is studied. A comprehensive survey of Saivism in Thailand based on archaeological and epigraphical material including the latest finds, form the subject of succeeding essays. Next is a study of the impact of Mahabharata by sage Vyasa on sculptural portrayal of different phases of Cambodian Art, as at of Benteay Srei and Ankhor Vat. The Korean people's faith and adoration of Avalokitesvara (Buddhist) as the embodiment of compassion (Karuna), is outlined. The birth of Siva Sadyojata as the child of Parvati, portrayed in a Pala sculpture of Bangladesh draws our attention. The role of different temple attendants in festivals during the Chola age in 10-13 cent, is a fascinating fresh approach to the study of religion. With rare photographs, the life of Devadasis (dancing girls) in the 18 and 19 cent, is an aspect of Indian life that is presented. The need to study the living artist communities is stressed in another article. Studies in the ancient Indian Janapadas, given in Mahabharata based on numismatic evidence; a critical analysis of Talamana - the theory of measuring images; the evolution of temples of Central India; the diffusion of Bhikshatana iconography; a rare temple to Vastu purusha and many more are other important contributions on art in this valuable volume." (jacket). Nº de ref. del artículo: 63592

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