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by Asha Rani Mathur

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Language

English

Publisher

Brijbasi

ISBN

8171070108 - Year: 1996 - Pages: 224

Binding

Hardcover

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Author: Asha Rani Mathur
Publisher: Brijbasi
Year: 1996
Language: English
Pages: 224
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171070108

Description

Specially published for the Festival of India, this richly illustrated art book presents an insight into the rich cultural and philosophical heritage of India, celebrated for its depth, diversity and persistence.

CONTENTS:

The Tree in India, myth and symbol by Lakshmi Lal
Architecture and Indian identity by Gautam Bhatia
Ritual and transformation: the masked dance in India by Kapila Vatsyayan
Indo-Islamic calligraphy: geometry of the soul by Ameena Ahmad Ahuja
Dharma in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata by P Lal
The greening of India by M S Swaminathan
Wildlife in India by M Krishnan
Cities of India by R G K
Indian Theatre - in search of identity by Ratan Thiyam
Himalayan Art by Madanjeet Singh
Rabindranath Tagore - A Renaissance man by K G Subramanyam
The great river of India by Manohar Malgonkar
Intimate glimpses of Indian feasts by Shalini Holkar
Hindustani music by Sheila Dhar
The Circle and the triangle by Pupul Jayakar
The Gardens of Paradise by Satish Grover
Images on a dwewdrop by Krishna Chaitanya
The Kriti in Karnatak music by Sankuntala Narasimhan
Himalaya: our fragile heritage by N D Jayal
The Buddha image in India and Japan by Takashi Koezuka
Indian Cinema: the new wave by Iqbal Masud
Dhyana to Zen by Lokesh Chandra
Martial arts of India: Kalaripayattu by G Sankara Pillai
Towards tomorrow by Raja Ramanna

Contents

The tree in India, myth and symbol

Architecture and Indian identity

Ritual and transformation:
The masked dance in India

Indo-Islamic calligraphy:
Geometry of the soul

Dharma in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata

The greening of India

Wildlife in India

Cities of India

Indian theatre – in search of identity

Himalayan art

Rabindranath Tagore- a Renaissance man

The great rives of India

Intimate glimpses of Indian feasts

Hindustani music

The circles and the triangle

The Gardens of Paradise

Images on a dewdrop

The kriti in Karnatak music

Himalaya: our fragile heritage

The Buddha image in India and Japan

Indian cinema; the new wave

Dhyana to Zen

Martial art of India:
Kalaripayattu
Thang Ta

Towards Tomorrow

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