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Indian temple sculpture.

Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

Indian temple sculpture.

With an introd. by Jawaharlal Nehru. With the saga of Indian sculpture by K.M. Munshi. Edited

by Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

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Published by Rupa in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture -- India,
  • Temples -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSaga of Indian sculpture
    ContributionsGoswami, A.,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB1002 M8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19240470M

      India’s temples of sex This extremely conservative country was once home to the world’s first sex treatise and the erotic art on display is perhaps more shocking now than when it was created. About the Book The 'Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture' comprises a vast research on the architectural features of Indian temples spread all over the Indian subcontinent. This encyclopaedic study is divided into forty- five chapters which delineate the various characteristics of temple architecture starting from the Gupta period (4th C.A.D.) to the Kashi Visvanatha temple rebuilt by.

    Studies in Indian Temple Architecture 14 Form, Style, Meaning, Patronage, Ritual, Ornament 14 Studies in Indian Painting and Sculpture 15 Style, Connoisseurship, Iconography, Narrative, 15 Representation, and Spectatorship Studies in the Paintings of Ajanta 16 The Regional Focus in Indian Art History 16 Further Interpretations of the Icon and. Studying Indian Culture and Heritage for the UPSC Civil Services Exam is a tough task for most aspirants. Even though questions related to Art, Culture, Literature, and Architecture are certain to come in both UPSC Prelims and IAS Mains, the lack of concise study material is a challenge.

    The pink sandstone Hindu, Jain and Buddhist sculptures of Mathura from the 1st to 3rd centuries CE reflected both native Indian traditions and the Western influences received through the Greco-Buddhist art of Gandhara, and effectively established the basis for subsequent Indian religious sculpture. The style was developed and diffused through most of India under the Gupta Empire (c. For a brief survey of Indian art, Vidya Dehejia’s Indian Art (Phaidon, ) is a good introduction and helps put Indian art in context. For a more in depth study of Indian art before , Susan Huntington’s The Art of Ancient India (Weatherhill, ) is extremely thorough and detailed. The glossary at the end is an especially useful tool for both instructors and students.


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From the name one would think this book is a review of Indian sculpture found in ancient Indian temples. However this book falls short on following aspects: The scope of this book is mainly the temples in Tamilnadu - There is very little discussion about Indian sculpture and Iconography - The author is confused on what to cover - local traditions or significance and various intricacies of Indian Iconography /5(10).

Illustrated with the V&A's collection of South-Asian sculpture, this work looks at Indian temple sculpture, as an instrument of worship which embodies powerful religious experience. It considers its cosmological meaning, its origins, the temple setting and the role of sculpture within it, and reveals the vivid rituals in practice.5/5(7).

Accessible and multidisciplinary in its approach, Indian Temple Sculpture reveals the vivid traditions still in practice today, and opens up a world of understanding about Indian devotional art.

Book: Indian Temple Sculpture Indian Temple Sculpture by John Guy looks at Indian temple sculpture in context, as an instrument of worship which embodies powerful religious experience.

The book serves as an absorbing introduction to the principal iconographic forms. In this innovative book, John Guy examines Indian religious sculpture in its temple setting, exploring its origins and cosmological meaning, its function within the architectural schema and its dynamic role in facilitating worship by devotees.

Another interesting facet of the Indian temple sculptures is the Indian cave temples. The sculptures of the 2nd and 3rd century BC depict the episodes from the life of Lord Buddha, in the architectural setting of the Vedic period.

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John Guy considers its cosmological meaning, its origins, the temple setting and the role of sculpture within it and reveals the /5(10). in North India and a pyramidal tower, called a vimana, in South India; (iv) the vahan, i.e., the mount or vehicle of the temple’s main deity along with a standard pillar or dhvaj is placed axially before the sanctum.

Two broad orders of temples in the country are known— Nagara in the north and Dravida in the south. At times, the Vesar style of. From the temple at Deogarh (built about years before Khajuraho temples), the development of the Nagara architectural style is visible here.

These temples are known for their extensive erotic sculptures. Mostly Hindu, though some Jain temples are also present.

Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Indian temple sculpture with an introduction by Jawaharlal Nehru. Love, cast in stone: Temples in India depicting erotic art - Although figurines in ancient Indian temples often depict cultural and religious life, curiosity piques at the exquisite sculptures of amorous couples in hedonistic love lock says Piya BoseAuthor: Piya Bose.

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The book traces the entire years of temple building in India - starts with the mound temples, and goes through the rock temples, cave temples and then the elaborate temples.5/5(3). Indian Temple. 1K likes. You can get genuine vintage and antique collectibles here. I put up items for sale from my personal collection, which I am ready to part ers: K.

Description. In this innovative book, John Guy examines Indian religious sculpture in its temple setting, exploring its origins and cosmological meaning, its function within the architectural schema and its dynamic role in facilitating worship by devotees. Indian temple sculpture. [John Guy] -- "This innovative book is themed around Indian temple arts as instruments of worship - devotional sculptures which embody, through the combined authority of the aesthetic and the symbolic, powerful.

This is the first book to look at Indian temple sculpture within its full context, from religion and ritual to architecture and iconography. An excellent introduction to the three traditional religions of the Indian subcontinent—Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism—through the myths and manifestations of the principal deities, Indian Temple Sculpture will fascinate all those interested in Indian culture.

Indian temple sculpture. [John Guy; Victoria and Albert Museum.; Victoria and Albert Museum. this lavishly illustrated book is a welcome and much needed addition to the subject of Indian religious Art." rasa in Indian sculpture ; Reading the signs -- Manifestations and appearances.

\uAiva li\u1E45ga ; \uAiva\'s manifestations ; V. Wonderful source for obscure beautiful temples and sculptures. Great resource for exploring art of the sub-continent.

I used it to get names of sites to visit and was never disappointed 13 India /5(2). The earliest Hindu temples found in India date back to the Gupta period (ca.

– CE); one of these is the Dashavatara Vishnu Temple in Deogarh in central India, built ca. CE. The period between the 6th and 12th centuries was marked by the appearance of a large number of states, most of which were ruled by Hindu dynasties.Temple architecture of high standard developed in almost all regions during ancient India.

The distinct architectural style of temple construction in different parts was a result of geographical, climatic, ethnic, racial, historical and linguistic diversities. Ancient Indian temples are classified in three broad types.Hindu temple architecture as the main form of Hindu architecture has many varieties of style, though the basic nature of the Hindu temple remains the same, with the essential feature an inner sanctum, the garbha griha or womb-chamber, where the primary Murti or the image of a deity is housed in a simple bare cell.

Around this chamber there are often other structures and buildings, in the.