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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

Price: $49.25

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 033033

ISBN: 8121506115

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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 ... View more info

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Vastu-Sastra: Vol. I: Hindu Science of architecture: (Engineering, town planning, civil architecture, palace architecture, temple architecture and an anthology of Vastu-laksanas)

By: D.N. Shukla

Price: $49.25

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 033070

ISBN: 8121506115

Condition: New


A scientific and systematic code of ancient Indian architecture in relation to its three main branches, the civil, the aristocratic and the religious has been a long-felt desideratum. Dr D.N. Shukla has therefore taken a pioneering lead to rehabilitate this Hindu contribution in the realm of architecture which for many a generation was misunderstood as confined mainly to the domain of either Palace architecture or Temple architecture. For this the monumental treatise, the Samarangana Sutradhara of king Bhoj Deva has been the authors single guide. Though written by an aristocrat, this manual p... View more info