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Ritual art of India

Ajit Mookerjee

Ritual art of India

by Ajit Mookerjee

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Indic,
  • Art and religion

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAjit Mookerjee ; with 135 illustrations, 101 in colour.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14271924M
    ISBN 10050023423

    About the Author. Ajit Mookerjee spent many years studying and living according to tantric principles, and his deep knowledge of the West, where he lived, enabled him to provide in The Tantric Way a practical and effective guide to tantra's methods and attitudes. His other books include Kundalini, Ritual Art of India, and Kali/5(27).   Indian Culture is a vast subject in which there are many sub-areas like art, architecture, sculpture, philosophy, science etc. Not all books on Indian culture and heritage in the market are reader-friendly. Then how can an aspirant study culture topics? We suggest aspirants start from the book published by NCERT on Indian Culture and then move on to other online and offline sources. The .

    Ritual Tradition of Threshold Art Throughout the subcontinent of India, women of all ages, castes, and professions, perform the traditional art of threshold painting. Women pride themselves on a vast repertoire of designs from simple geometric patterns to complex diagrams comprised of . Book, Print in English Unknown India: ritual art in tribe and village Kramrisch, Stella, [Philadelphia? ] pages , at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, March 28 to June 9, , at the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, and July 15 to Aug. 20, , at the City Art Museum of St. Louis.

    In this way, the bardo literature offers not only a method of guidance, but also a varied program for an array of performance styles, involving liturgy, ritual offering, prayer, and scripture recitation, all operating as an integrated whole to insure a positive destiny for the living and the dead. The Tibetan Book and the Art of Blockprinting.   Tamara I. Sears is an assistant professor of art history at New York University. She is currently writing a book on the social, political, and ritual functions of Hindu monastic architecture in central India during the eighth through twelfth centuries [Department of Art History, New York University, Silver Center, Washington Square East, New York, N.Y. , tamara. [email protected] edu].Cited by: 9.


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• Reveals the inward-seeking quality of relationship with the divine that exemplifies Indian ritual art The splendor and diversity of India's ritual arts are beyond compare. From the celebration of the household fires to the marriage ceremony and the rites of the cremation ground, every stage of human life in India is marked by rituals Cited by: 2.

Ritual Art of India book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Ritual art of India book • A stunning guide to the spiritual power of Indian art with over /5(17). • Reveals the inward-seeking quality of relationship with the divine that exemplifies Indian ritual art The splendor and diversity of India's ritual arts are beyond compare.

From the celebration of the household fires to the marriage ceremony and the rites of the cremation ground, every stage of human life in India is marked by rituals Released on: Septem ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Thames and Hudson, Description: pages: illustrations (some.

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From village wall-paintings and wayside shrines to complex. Every day millions of Tamil women in southeast India wake up before dawn to create a kolam, an ephemeral ritual design made with rice flour, on the thresholds of homes, businesses and temples.

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The cultural expression of India is an varied in style as it is in form and this is due partly to the size of the land, its myriad religions, races, beliefs, customs and its many layered history.

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27 x 25cm. The ritual art of India has deep historical roots, as Ajit Mookerjee shows, but above all it is a living tradition.Book Description. Buddhist Manuscript Cultures explores how religious and cultural practices in premodern Asia were shaped by literary and artistic traditions as well as by Buddhist material culture.

This study of Buddhist texts focuses on the significance of their material forms rather than their doctrinal contents, and examines how and why they were made."Masks in the ritual arts of the west coast of southern India". In Malik, S.C. Man, Mind and Mask, IGNCA, New Delhi, pp. – ISBN ; Nambiar, Balan ().

"Teyyam, the Ritual Performing Arts of northern Kerala". In Goswamy, B.N. History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: Indian Art, pp. –, New Awards: India National award for sculpture, Nehru fellowship for research.