Hinduism and the religious arts /

The roots between the Hindu religion and the wider culture are deep and uniquely complex. No study of either ancient or contemporary Indian culture can be undertaken without a clear understanding of Hindu visual arts and their sources in religious belief and practice. Defining what is meant by relig...

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Main Author: Elgood, Heather, 1950-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Cassell, 2000.
Series:Religion and the arts.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 Sacred Imagery; CHAPTER 3 Hindu Deities; CHAPTER 4 Hindu Sacred Architecture; CHAPTER 5 Royal Patronage of the Religious Arts and Its Historical Development and Objectives; CHAPTER 6 Village and Tribal Patrons and Their Religious Arts; CHAPTER 7 Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.