Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, Delhi, Jan 1, 2008 - Arts, Indic - 459 pages
Kalatattvakosa series of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts has endeavoured to evolve an important modern device to grasp the essential thought and knowledge system of the Indian artistic and cultural tradition. Through an indepth investigation into the primary sources of various Indological disciplines, the series aims at facilitating the reader to comprehend the interdisciplinary approach of Indological and arthistorical research. The present volume: Abhasa (Appearance/Symbolic form) is the sixth manifestation of the series devoted to key concepts of Indian art and deals with the abstract or symbolic forms containing closely related eitht terms where the basic concept of abhasa, appearance or seemliness or reflection is inherent. Abhasa helps to realise the structure even in the field of symbolic or invizsible form. This volume contains eight articles on the following concepts abhasa, Sadrsya-sarupya, anukarana/ anukrti/ anukirtana, chaya, bimbapratibimba, linga, pada and vrttiriti.
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ÅBHASA Prithvi Kumar Agrawala
SÄDRSYASARUPYA Vidya Nivas Misra
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ābhāsa Abhinavagupta Agni Amko anukarana anukrti Atharvaveda Baroda basic Bhāsya Bhatta bimba-pratibimba body Brahman Brähmana Bruno Dagens Chāyā Comm concept context conveyed Darśana deity Delhi denote described Dharmaśāstras divine drama feet fºr four function gender Ghosal gnomon H.N. Chakravarty Hää imitation Indian jāti jiva Kālidasa Kashmir king Koša light linga Lord lustre M.R. Kale Mahābhārata manifestation Manu Mayam means of livelihood mind mirror mode moon Motilal Banarsidass nature Nātya-Śāstra object pāda Patañjali Prakāśa prakrti pratibimba Purāna purusa R.S. Bhattacharya R.T.H. Griffith Ragh Rām Rāma Rāmāyana reference reflection representation Reprint riti sādriya Samhitā Sanskrit Sastri sense shade shadow Sharma shine Silpa similarity Śiva Sūtra symbol Tää Tantra tatpurusa term bimba term cháyā tion tree types Upanisad Varanasi Vedānta Vedas Vedic verse Visnu Vols vrtti waſ worship writis wrtti