On the representation of Shiva, Hindu deity and various Hindu goddesses in Indian art; articles.
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Book Description Ravi Kumar, New Delhi, 2002. Hardbound. Book Condition: New. Contents: 1. Hymn. 2. Dedication. 3. Foreword. 4. Introduction. 5. Coming of Shiva. 6. His manifestations. 7. The destroyer and renewer. 8. The Hindu triad. 9. Shiva in his various forms. 10. Ardhanarishvara. 11. The wrathful Bhairava. 12. His vehicle (Vahana). 13. Hari-Hara. 14. The Linga. 15. Worship of Linga. 16. Marriage of Shiva. 17. Shiva in his different aspects and exploits: Neelakantha, Andhaka, Gajasura, Tripura, Jalandhara, Kubera. 18. Shiva Nataraja. 19. Parvati. 20. Shiva-Shakti, Parvati. 21. Durga, Kali, The Mahavidyas. 22. Matrikas, Minakshi, Kamakshi, Ganga. 23. Sons of Shiva. 24. Hindu artists and sculpture. 25. Artists and their art. 26. Erotic sculpture and its significance. 27. South Indian bronze idols of Shiva. 28. The Nataraja. 29. Kailashanath temple of ellora. 30. Indian art. 31. Pahari and Rajasthani miniature paintings. 32. Thanjavar paintings. 33. Shiva the corpse and Kali in paintings. 34. Tantra. Acknowledgements. Glossary. Bibliography. Credits. "Shiva, the Lord of Samadhi and his eternal consort, his one-without-second, Shakti, are inseparable; each is only half without the other. Together they compliment each other. Their apparent separations and subsequent unions are the source of illuminating stories and myths, the philosophy enlightening as well making superb classical literary reading. "Shiva Shakti offers a unique collection of stories, myths, religious concepts and spiritual insights illuminated by a vast assortment of paintings and sculptures. The philosophy of God -Goddess, the omnipotent, all-powerful Shiva and his 115 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 40523