Vastu-Sastra: Vol. II: Hindu Canons of Iconography and Painting: With an anthology of Pratima-Laksana and Citra-laksana as well as an outline history of Indian Painting, archaeological and Literary

By: D.N. Shukla

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The Main contributions of this author is a detailed treatment on the Foundation of Indian Iconography. The author has contributed a systematic presentation of the Canons of Iconography in which the material of the compendia like Samarangana-Sutradhara and Aprajit-Praccha. The third major contribution of the author is in the realm of iconography is the preparation of a systematic anthology of Pratima-Iaksana. The author has also given prominence to the pictorial art in the studies on Hindu Iconography. A critical and systematic treatment of the Citraja images from the sastric point of view is the first attempt and the compilation of the Citra-laksana is a pioneering attempt in which all the principal literary sources have been used. Lastly, though not least in importance is the Cultural background, the key not of this work. Printed Pages: 880.

Title: Vastu-Sastra: Vol. II: Hindu Canons of Iconography and Painting: With an anthology of Pratima-Laksana and Citra-laksana as well as an outline history of Indian Painting, archaeological and Literary

Author Name: D.N. Shukla

Categories: Vastu Sastra, India, Architecture,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2019

ISBN: 8121506115

ISBN 13: 9788121506113

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 16.5 x 25 Cm

Seller ID: 033033

Keywords: Indian Art Architecture Vastu Sastra Vaastu Shastra