Elements of Indian art: including temple architecture, iconography & iconometry
Indraprastha Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2002 - Architecture - 146 pages
The Work Studies Basic Principles Of Ancient Indian Art And Architecture. It Deals With Hindu Thinking And Practice Of Art Including The Hindu View Of Godhead, Iconography And Iconometry And Symbols And Symbolism In Hindu Art. It Surveys Indian Art And Temple Architecture From The Ancient Times And Makes Comparative Studies Of Religious Art In India.
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Indian Art in Historical Perspective
The Making of Cult Images
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