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Indian Symbolism: Symbols as source of our customers and beliefs with a foreword by R.P. Tripathi

By: Rai Govind Chandra

Price: $20.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014494

ISBN: 8121500818

Condition: New


Symbols have great significance for understanding early Indian religion, beliefs, art and culture. Of these symbols, some were widely current, and continued to be in use for several centuries and are found delineated in sculpture, architecture, pottery, coins, paintings, etc. Rai Govind Chandra in his Indian Symbolism: Symbols as Sources of Our Customs and Beliefs has taken up for study twelve symbols, the Purna Kumbha or Purna Ghata, Svastika, Srivatsa, Nandipada, Cakra, Vardhamanaka, Matsya or Matsyayugma, Bhadrasana, Caturbhuja Cinha, Triratna, Vaijayanti, and the Kalapataru and the Kalpala... View more info