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Author Srinivasan, Doris
Title Many heads, arms, and eyes : origin, meaning, and form of multiplicity in Indian art / by Doris Meth Srinivasan
Imprint Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1997
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Descript x, 355 pages, 76 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 30 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Studies in Asian art and archaeology, 1380-782X ; v. 20
Studies in Asian art and archaeology ; v. 20
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-355) and index
Sect. A. Introduction. Ch. 1. Theory -- Sect. B. Basic Definitions in the Samhitas. Ch. 2. The Rig Veda Defines the Multiplicity Convention. Ch. 3. The Atharva Veda Sustains and Expands the Definitions. Ch. 4. So Does the Yajur Veda. Ch. 5. Theory Con't: Vedic Rudra-Siva -- Sect. C. Transference of the Purusa Ideal into the Brahmanas. Ch. 6. From Purusa to Prajapati. Ch. 7. Rudra and Visnu are Linked to Purusa-Prajapati -- Sect. D. Multiplicity in the Upanisads. Ch. 8. The Fullness of Brahman. Ch. 9. Body of God in the Svetasvatara Upanisad. Ch. 10. Murtis and the Mahanarayana Upanisad -- Sect. E. Multiplicity in the Epics and Beyond. Ch. 11. The Bridge from Words to Forms: Multiplicity in the Epics and Selected Devotional Texts. Ch. 12. The Language of Numbers -- Sect. F. The Prehistoric Period. Ch. 13. Does the Multiplicity Convention Begin in the Indus Civilization? Ch. 14. Ritual as Icon -- Sect. G. The Pre-Kusana Period. Ch. 15. Maha Yaksa: Image of an Apparition
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Link Online version: Srinivasan, Doris. Many heads, arms, and eyes. Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1997 (OCoLC)645942934
Subject Arts, Indic -- Themes, motives
Hindu gods in art
Hindu gods in literature
Arts de l'Inde -- Thᥭes, motifs
Dieux hindous dans l'art
Dieux hindous dans la litt⥲ature
Arts, Indic -- Themes, motives. fast (OCoLC)fst00818074
Hindu gods in art. fast (OCoLC)fst00944274
Hindu gods in literature. fast (OCoLC)fst00944276
Iconografie. gtt
Hindoe詳me. gtt
Letterkunde. gtt
Artes (temas) -- ⁳ia;⩮dia. larpcal
Iconografia -- ≮dia. larpcal
Hindu⩳mo. larpcal
Arqueologia -- ⁳ia;⩮dia. larpcal
Gottesdarstellung. swd
K诲perteil <Motiv> swd
Multiplizit衴. swd
G说ter. swd
K诲perteil. swd
Sch诰fung. swd
Symbol. swd
Kunst. swd
Hinduismus. swd
Indien. swd
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