Iconography and Images (Murtī): A Methodology
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Hindu iconography and art, as a part of a bigger picture of the artistic expressions of ancient India, can be understood properly only if we pay attention to the fact that they are closely associated with the typical ecological system of the subcontinent (see Vajracharya, forthcoming ). In order t…

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Gautama Vajracharya, “Iconography and Images (Murtī): A Methodology”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_000382>
First published online: 2012



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