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The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography

1st Edition

By Margaret Stutley

Routledge

206 pages

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Hardback: 9780367149017
pub: 2019-04-12
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Description

Indian art, increasingly popular in the west, cannot be fully appreciated without some knowledge of the religious and philosophical background. This book, first published in 1985, covers all aspects of Hindu iconography, and explains that its roots lie far back in the style of prehistoric art. The dictionary demonstrates the rich profusion of cults, divinities, symbols, sects and philosophical views encompassed by the Hindu religious tradition.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. English Subjects and Sanskrit Equivalents 3. Abbreviations 4. Dictionary 5. Bibliography

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL000000
RELIGION / General