Music and Fine Arts in the Devotional Traditions of India: Worship Through Beauty
This book presents a number of independent articles held together by thethematic string of art as part of ritual worship and spiritual striving intraditions of devotional religion in India. Emphasis is laid on music and finearts in the Vaisnava temples of Vraja, with recurring reference to the art of sanjhi which counts among the unique and nowadays very rare treasures of theIndian cultural heritage.
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Music and fine arts in the devotional traditions of Vraja
Vraja the center of divine play
spirituality expressed through art
Continuity and change in dhrupada
the science of music
abstract aesthetic art forms art of sanjhi artists aspect auditory Baul Baul's beauty becomes Bhagavata Purana Caitanya century classical dhrupada classical music colors component compositions concepts concrete context created cultural cycle dance Daniel Barenboim deity devotional music devotional poetry display divine couple divine play divine service emotional essence ethnomusicological experience festival of sanjhi festive celebrations genre gharana Haridasa heart Hindu Hindustani music human Indian classical music Indian music inner itihasa liturgical Lord Krsna lotus manifest Mathura musical performance musical tradition musicians musicologist mystic diagram North Indian notation octagonal philosophical poetic repertoire practice present Purna Das Rabindranath Tagore Radha Radhavallabha raga rasalila religious rendered rendition respective ritual service rural sadhana samajagayana samgita samkirtana Sampradaya sanjhi design sanjhi festival Saurabh Goswami Selina Thielemann Shrivatsa singer singing Supreme temple dhrupada temple music temple of Radharamana temple sanjhi temples of Vraja texts thematic transcendental Vaisnava temples Vaisnava theology Vallabhite verses Vrajabhasa Vrindaban