Puja and Piety: Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent

Puja and Piety Hindu Jain and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent Puja and Piety celebrates the complexity of South Asian representation and iconography by examining the relationship between aesthetic expression and the devotional practice or puja in the three nat

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  • Title: Puja and Piety: Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent
  • Author: Pratapaditya Pal Stephen P. Huyler John E. Cort Christian Luczanits Debashish Banerji
  • ISBN: 9780520288478
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Puja and Piety celebrates the complexity of South Asian representation and iconography by examining the relationship between aesthetic expression and the devotional practice, or puja, in the three native religions of the Indian subcontinent This stunning and authoritative catalogue presents some 150 objects created over the past two millennia for temples, home worship, fePuja and Piety celebrates the complexity of South Asian representation and iconography by examining the relationship between aesthetic expression and the devotional practice, or puja, in the three native religions of the Indian subcontinent This stunning and authoritative catalogue presents some 150 objects created over the past two millennia for temples, home worship, festivals, and roadside shrines From monumental painted temple hangings and painted meditation diagrams to portable pictures for pilgrims, from stone sculptures to processional bronzes and wooden chariots, from ancient terracottas to various devotional objects for domestic shrines, this volume provides much needed context and insight into classical and popular art of India Featuring an introduction by the eminent art historian and curator Pratapaditya Pal accessible essays on each religious tradition by Stephen P Huyler, John E Cort, and Christian Luczanits and useful guides to iconography and terms by Debashish Banerji, this richly illustrated catalogue will provide a lasting resource for readers interested in South Asian art and spirituality Published in association with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Exhibition organized by Susan S Tai, Elizabeth Atkins Curator of Asian Art Exhibition dates Santa Barbara Museum of Art, April 17 July 31, 2016

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    1. This was a great book which explains the Indian religions through Hindu, Jain and Buddist art. The art used for worship by far preceded the written word. The book includes essays on each of the religions, explaining their similarities and differences while showing these artifacts in pictures. I would have liked some of the pictures to be larger so I could better see the details, but that is a minor complaint as most of them were a good size. I knew next to nothing about the subject before I read [...]

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