Music and Fine Arts in the Devotional Traditions of India: Worship Through Beauty

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APH Publishing, 2005 - Art, Hindu - 175 pages
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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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Contents

Music and fine arts in the devotional traditions of Vraja
1
Vraja the center of divine play
17
spirituality expressed through art
33
Continuity and change in dhrupada
49
the science of music
63
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