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Sculpture masterpieces from Orissa: style and iconography

Sculpture masterpieces from Orissa: style and iconography

Behera, Karuna Sagar et al.

ISBN: 9788173051319, 8173051313

In this monograph the important sculptures are analysed with reference to their aesthetic value, style and iconography. The iconographic features of Jaina, Buddhist and Brahmanical images have been described with photographic documentation to highlight Orissa's cultural splendour.

Stone sculptures of Kurukshetra region, from the Sri Krishna Museum's collection-a catalogue, by Rajesh Purohit

Stone sculptures of Kurukshetra region, from the Sri Krishna Museum's collection-a catalogue, by Rajesh Purohit


Divided in two sections, the first elucidates an account of the mythological history of Kurukshetra region, while the second section contains useful academic and informative articles by scholars.

Terrific manifestations of Siva: Virabhadra

Terrific manifestations of Siva: Virabhadra

Rajarajan, Jeyapriya

ISBN: 9788188934577, 8188934577

An exhaustive study of a fierce form of the Lord Virabhadra, dealing in its mythology, art and cult.

Therapeutics in Indian sculptures: Ranki Vav--Patan

Therapeutics in Indian sculptures: Ranki Vav--Patan

Rao, Rekha

ISBN: 9788173053122, 817305312X

Contents: (i) The Apsara sculptures. (ii) The therapeutics, healing systems and mudra vignana. (iii) Kundalini. (iv) Some clues to understand the Apsara sculptures at Ranki Vav. (v) Analysis of individual Apsara sculptures.;;Ranki Vav reflects the Hindu mind in its religious, spiritual and medical aspects. The mysterious ancient Indian culture with its varied facets of life and love for art com...

Timeless delight: South Indian Bronzes in the collection of the Sarabhai Foundation: Utsavmurtinam rasasvadana

Timeless delight: South Indian Bronzes in the collection of the Sarabhai Foundation: Utsavmurtinam rasasvadana

Nagaswamy, R

ISBN: 9788186980323, 8186980326

Serving as a catalogue, with textual and photographic studies, the work springs into space the different manifestations of Godhood that were devoutly visualized, aesthetically created, and spiritually experienced in the early part of South India's past, especially in the Pallava and Chola periods. South Indian Bronzes were made for festive worship and enlivened the people in their respective re...

Timmapura Agrahara: a cultural study of Vijayanagara-Hampi Temple Complex

Timmapura Agrahara: a cultural study of Vijayanagara-Hampi Temple Complex

Shivarudraswamy, SN

Contents: (i) Bayakara Ramappa: a profile. (ii) Epigraphs. (iii) Temples. (iv) Sculpture and iconography. (v) Conclusion.

Treasures of the Albert Hall Museum Jaipur

Treasures of the Albert Hall Museum Jaipur

Singh, Chandramani (ed.)

ISBN: 9781890206000, 1890206008

The Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur, Rajasthan, is one of the finest museums of the 19th century. It was envisioned by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II and executed by his successor Sawai Madho Sing II at a time when Jaipur was making a transition from the feudal era into a modern and model state. In the atmosphere of change, which spurred a desire to preserve the heritage of local arts and crafts, the...

Tripuri ki murtikala (iconography in Tripuri) (in Hindi)

Tripuri ki murtikala (iconography in Tripuri) (in Hindi)

Ahirwar, Ramkumar (b.1968)

ISBN: 9788177020953, 8177020951

On the sculptural art of Tripuri, capital of Dahl.

Uma-Mahesvara: an iconographic study of the divine couple

Uma-Mahesvara: an iconographic study of the divine couple

Srivastava, AL

Contents: (i) Siva and his various forms. (ii) Uma-Mahesvara in literature and art. (iii) The component parts of Uma-Mahesvara sculpture. (iv) Antiquity and popularity of Uma-Mahesvara. (v) Influence of Uma-Mahesvara on other divine couple.

An unreasoned act of being: sculptures by Himmat Shah

An unreasoned act of being: sculptures by Himmat Shah

Sinha, Gayatri

ISBN: 9788188204915, 8188204919

No discourse on Indian modernist sculpture would be complete without according a position of centrality to Himmat Shah.;For over four decades now, Himmat has demonstrated his leading preoccupations, primarily in drawing and sculpture. If one stands back to take a telescopic view of his sculpture, it would probably fall in the areas of enigma, domesticity and sheer whim.

Vaikunthanatha or Lakshmana temple at Khajuraho

Vaikunthanatha or Lakshmana temple at Khajuraho

Suresh, KM

ISBN: 9788191024043, 8191024047

In this book, the chapter I and II deals with location and general history of Chandellas. The chapter III deals in details with general description and architecture of Vaikunthanatha or Lakshmana temple. The chapter IV deals with sculptural art, iconography, social life and society as depicted in sculptures, erotic sculptures and surasundaris.

Vedic roots of Hindu iconography

Vedic roots of Hindu iconography

Nagaswamy, R

ISBN: 9788174791320, 8174791329

This book explores the Hindu iconography from the Vedic to recent period in time and space that would dispel many misconceptions. The first few articles deal with Agni, the fire of Vedas. Most of the important iconographic visualizations arise from such syncretic forms that are dealt with in this volume.;;

Vibrant rock: A  catalogue of stone sculptures in the State  Archaeological Museum, West Bengal, with contributions by Rajat Sanyal et al.

Vibrant rock: A catalogue of stone sculptures in the State Archaeological Museum, West Bengal, with contributions by Rajat Sanyal et al.

Sengupta, Gautam et al

ISBN: 9788192953403, 8192953408

It is a comprehensive catalogue of the stone sculptures preserved in the State Archaeological Museum, West Bengal, datable between the sixth and nineteenth century CE.

Vijayanagara sculptures at Hampi

Vijayanagara sculptures at Hampi

Suresh, KM

ISBN: 9788180902802, 8180902803

Study of Vijayanagar sculptures of Hampi (1336-1565 AD) and the effects of prevailing faiths- Shaivism, Vaishnavism and Jainism-had on them. The Vijayanagara empire was founded by Harihara I of the Sangam dynastry around 1336 AD.

The Vijayanagara-Nayakas: art and culture

The Vijayanagara-Nayakas: art and culture

Mahalingam, A

ISBN: 9788188934904, 8188934909

The book is the result of genuine attempt made to study and analyse the socio-cultural aspects of the Vijayanagara-Nayaka period from the sculptures and paintings covering only principal monuments of Madurai and Tanjore region.

Walking with Siva: cognitive roots of Indian art, archaeology and religion, 2 vols. with reference to Tala and Daksina Kosala

Walking with Siva: cognitive roots of Indian art, archaeology and religion, 2 vols. with reference to Tala and Daksina Kosala

Chakravarty, Kalyan Kumar

ISBN: 9788173055980, 817305598X

Vol.I: Text; Vol.II: Illustrations. This volume speaks about the quest for the idea and image of a Universal Being which can be all things to all beings. It moves afar, looking for parallels, precedents and progenies, in Asia and the world, of the unique, hydra-limbed, massive 5th century AD Rudra Siva image found at Tala in Chattisgarh in India in 1987. It explores the immense vitality of its ...

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