Sacred Landscapes in Asia : Shared Traditions Multiple Histories

By: Himanshu Prabha Ray

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Contents Preface/Kapila Vatsyayan. 1. Introduction/Himanshu Prabha Ray. 2. Aesthetic theories underlying Asian performing arts/Kapila Vatsyayan. I. Monuments Multilayered Histories 3. Sunya immanent and transcendent investigating meanings of void through art's space/Sung Min Kim. 4. The Stupa symbolizing religious architecture in Asia/Himanshu Prabha Ray. 5. Merchants Ghazis and the inception of an Islamic architecture in South Asia/Alka Patel. 6. Marks and symbols of professionals on Mughal monuments/Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi. 7. Spatial organization of Paharpur Buddhist establishment/Sandrine Gill. 8. A study of living culture Typo Morphology of vernacular traditional Houses in Kerala/Indah Widiastuti. II. Motifs Multiple Expressions 9. Avalokitesvara as continuing Theogony of interiorization/Lokesh Chandra. 10. The flying messenger/Kapila Vatsyayan. 11. The Saiva Pantheon in Indonesia Acculturation/Assimilation/Convergence/Nilima Chitgopekar. 12. Kala Makara Toranas Javanese expressions of a shared motif/Parul Pandya Dhar. III. Narratives Meanings and ralization 13. Questioning narrativity and inscribed labels Bhuddhist Bharhut Sannati and Borobudur/Vidya Dehejia. 14. Understanding the painted Jatakas in ancient India and Sri Lanka/M. Somathilake. 15. Crown Jewels of Buddhist Art comparisons between Ajanta and Dunhuang/Chang Wen Ling. 16. A system of knowledge transmission the narrative in Indonesia (c. AD 700 900)/Malini Saran. 17. A comparative study of the Wayang Kulit and the Tolpavakoothu Shadow Puppet Theatre/I. Nyoman Sedana. Index. Throughout history the peoples of Asia have been known for their mobility and interactions. Printed Pages: 396

Title: Sacred Landscapes in Asia : Shared Traditions Multiple Histories

Author Name: Himanshu Prabha Ray

Categories: History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 817304726X

ISBN 13: 9788173047268

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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