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Hindu view of art

Mulk Raj Anand

Hindu view of art

With an introductory essay on art and reality, by Eric Gill.

by Mulk Raj Anand

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin ltd. in London .
Written in English

  • Art -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mulk Raj Anand ...
    ContributionsGill, Eric, 1882-1940
    LC ClassificationsN7301 .A7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p.
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16518226M

    Its worthless debating over what was food practice years ago, what are the views of Hindus now, cow is worshipped all over india and considered sacred,and this is one big uniting factor, except some hindu communities like keralites or certain dalits, so this prevailing view should be respected, because this has been the view for. The Hindu Art that we are endowed with today is culmination of the imagination of Hindu devotees and artisans over millennia. The main portrayal of Shiva as Nataraja (Natyam; dance, raja; king) came from the Chola Period (ca – AD) to become the most iconic sculpture in religious art. In more remote parts of India Shiva was a powerful.

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Book Description. This book, first published inwas the first text on the general Hindu attitude to art. It sums up under the wider title of the Hindu view of art all such considerations – religious, philosophic, sociological, aesthetic and technical – as might be helpful for the understanding of Indian art.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anand, Mulk Raj, Hindu view of art. New Delhi: Arnold-Heinemann, (OCoLC) Document Type. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anand, Mulk Raj, Hindu view of art.

London: Allen & Unwin, (OCoLC) Document Type. This really is an excellent book -- clear, well-written, with an exceptionally good selection of photographs -- especially of rural shrines and out of the way places. I would rate it among the top two or three books on Hindu/India art I have ever read.

It's the sort of book you could happily carry around India.5/5(3). Hindu art started to develop fully from the 1st to the 2nd century CE, and there are only very few examples of artistic representation before that time.

Hindu art found its first inspiration in the Buddhist art of Mathura. The three Vedic gods Indra, Brahma and Surya were actually first depicted in Buddhist sculpture, as attendants in scenes. About the Book Hitherto, scholars have looked at Hinduism through the eyes of Christianity and Islam, but here an attempt has been made to discuss them from the viewpoint of Hindu spirituality.

The two prophetic religions have a long history of conflict but they also share a common spiritual perspective. Almost from their birth, they have been systematic persecutors of pagan religions. Hindu sculpture, as seen in other forms of Hindu art, reflects this plurality of beliefs.

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After the 7th cent., although the rulers of the Pala and Sena dynasties (–) were Hindu, significant Buddhist art was created. Images in bronze and in hard black stone from Nalanda and elsewhere reveal a development of the Gupta manner, with extensive attention to ornamental details.

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For a more in depth study of Indian art beforeSusan 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.This short course of Lectures which are printed as they were delivered attempts to state the central principles of the Hindu view of life.

I am aware that some things which ought to be said and without which any statement of the Hindu view is incomplete are omitted, while, on the other hand, opinions are expressed which call for evidence or argument which are not here supplied.