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Ganesh the Benevolent

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First published in 1995, this volume collects images and essays exploring representations of the elephant-headed god of Hinduism, Ganesh. The essays discuss the diversity of representations found in the British Museum collection of images and artifacts, the importance of Ganesh and his annual festival in the Indian state of Maharashtra, the iconography of the dancing Ganesh, Ganesh's role in Tantric literature, representations of Ganesh in Buddhist and Jain religious traditions, and images of Ganesh in Southeast and East Asia. Distributed in North America by ACC Distribution) Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9788185026312
Author:
Pal, Pratapaditya
Author:
Marg Publications
Publisher:
Marg Publications
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
History - Asian
Subject:
Ganesa (Hindu deity)
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Religious
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
148
Dimensions:
13.12x9.80x.74 in. 3.35 lbs.

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