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Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization
by Heinrich Robert Zimmer and Joseph Campbell


Overview - This book interprets for the Western mind the key motifs of India's legends, myth, and folklore, taken from the Sanskrit, and illustrated with seventy plates of Indian Art. It is primarily an introduction to image-thinking and picture-reading in Indian art and thought, and it seeks to make the profound Hindu and Buddhist intuitions of the riddles of life and death recognizable not merely as Oriental but as universal elements.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book interprets for the Western mind the key motifs of India's legends, myth, and folklore, taken from the Sanskrit, and illustrated with seventy plates of Indian Art. It is primarily an introduction to image-thinking and picture-reading in Indian art and thought, and it seeks to make the profound Hindu and Buddhist intuitions of the riddles of life and death recognizable not merely as Oriental but as universal elements.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780691017785
  • ISBN-10: 0691017786
  • Publisher: Bollingen Foundation
  • Publish Date: May 1972
  • Dimensions: 0.75 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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