Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization

Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization

Book - 1972
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A landmark work that demystifies the rich tradition of Indian art, Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization analyzes key motifs found in legend, myth, and folklore taken directly from the Sanskrit. It provides a comprehensive introduction to visual thinking and picture reading in Indian art and thought. Ultimately, the book shows that profound Hindu and Buddhist intuitions on the riddles of life and death are universally recognizable.

Publisher: [Princeton, N.J.] : Princeton University Press, [1972, c1946]
ISBN: 9780691017785
Branch Call Number: 294.513 ZIM
Characteristics: xiii, 248 p. : plates. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Campbell, Joseph 1904-1987


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