Discourses on Śiva

Discourses on Śiva

Author: Michael W. Meister


ISBN: UOM:39015013666048

Category: Art

Page: 362

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Seal on t.p.: South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania.
Discourses on Śiva
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Michael W. Meister
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:

Seal on t.p.: South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania.
Many Heads, Arms, and Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: Doris Srinivasan
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: BRILL

One of the first things that strike the Western viewer of Indian art is the multiplicity of heads, arms and eyes. This convention grows out of imagery conceived by Vedic sages to explain creation. This book for the first time investigates into the meaning of this convention. The author concentrates
Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Language: en
Pages: 593
Authors: Constance Jones, James D. Ryan
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

"Encyclopedia of World Religions" explores the major religions of the world, emphasizing the living faiths and their background. Each illustrated volume provides access to the theological concepts, personalities, historical events, institutions, and movements that helped shape the history of each religion and the way it is practiced.
Reading Śiva
Language: en
Pages: 670
Authors: Ellen Raven, Gerda Theuns-de Boer
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-20 - Publisher: BRILL

An extensive, illustrated bibliography for the Hindu god Śiva in the arts of South and Southeast Asia, offering detailed indices and easy access to resource repositories.
Poems to Siva
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Indira Viswanathan Peterson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Composed by three poet-saints between the sixth and eighth centuries A.D., the Tevaram hymns are the primary scripture of the Tamil Saivism, one of the first popular large-scale devotional movements within Hinduism. Indira Peterson eloquently renders into English a substantial portion of these hymns, which provide vivid and moving portraits