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The body adorned: dissolving boundaries between sacred and profane in India

The body adorned: dissolving boundaries between sacred and profane in India's art.

Dehejia, Vidya

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...

Publisher: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd.

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Title: The body adorned: dissolving boundaries between sacred and profane in India's art.

Author: Dehejia, Vidya

ISBN 13: 9788189995041

ISBN 10: 8189995049

Year: 2009

Pages etc.: xiv, 238p., (72)ill.(25)col., bibl., ind., 26cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Place of publication: Ahmedabad

Publisher: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd.

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