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.The underlying mystic concept though is one and the same, and can be traced to the earliest beginnings of Indian ... The original form of worship was based on mystic diagrams and religious symbols seen as accumulations of spiritual power.
|Title||:||Music and Fine Arts in the Devotional Traditions of India|
|Author||:||Saurabh Goswami, Selina Thielemann|
|Publisher||:||APH Publishing - 2005-01-01|