Glimpses of Kerala Culture offers an impressive and highly readable introduction to the various art forms of the rich and ancient culture of Kerala. The book gives profound and erudite insights into the four defined purposes of Hindu life,the origins and nature of dance forms of Kerala and it's unique martial arts. The book is divided into three parts,dealing with the Dravidian or the Non-Vedic Stream of Civilisation,the Vedic or Aryan Stream and the colours of the United Stream. The book provides a wealth of information while delieneating various art forms and reflecting on a host of cultural aspects.It comes alive in the vibrant mosaic of Indian heritage.The reader is amply rewarded and establishes an easy communion with Kerala.
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An author of repute Princess Aswathi Thirunal Gouri Lakshmi Bayi is well known as an author of several publications both in English and Malyalam and has also presented erudite papers at International conferences.Review:
"The Book is usefully organised in three sections the first discussing the Dravadian or Non-Vedic stream of Kerala Culture,the second the Vedic or "Aryan" Stream and the third the synthesis of the two.The result is a delightful,instructive and yet highly reliable volume which will afford hours of pleasure and education to anyone seeking an in-depth appreciation of Kerala culture.I recommend it unreservedly to the discerning reader." --Shashi Tharoor/Noted Author and Columnist.
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Book Description Konark Publishers Ltd/New Delhi/India. Book Condition: As New. Like New dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # P13E-00018
Book Description Konark Publishers, 2010. This book gives profound and erudite insights into the four defined purposes of Hindu life the origins and nature of the dance forms of Kerala and its unique martial arts It is divided into three parts dealing with the Dravidian or the Non Vedic Stream of civilisation and the Vedic or the Aryan Stream 171p. Bookseller Inventory # 84796