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by Pika Ghosh

eBook Temple to Love: Architecture and Devotion in Seventeenth-Century Bengal (Contemporary Indian Studies) download ISBN: 0253344875
Author: Pika Ghosh
Publisher: Indiana University Press; First Edition edition (April 20, 2005)
Language: English
Pages: 280
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Pika Ghosh uses art historical, archaeological, textual, and ethnographic approaches to explore this innovation in. .

Pika Ghosh uses art historical, archaeological, textual, and ethnographic approaches to explore this innovation in the context of its times. Includes 82 stunning black-and-white images of rarely photographed structures. Published in association with the American Institute of Indian Studies. eISBN: 978-0-253-02353-7. Subjects: Architecture and Architectural History, History, Religion. This proclamation greets us as we approach the main entrance to the Shyam Ray Temple, one of the earliest monuments in the town of Vishnupur in Bankura district, West Bengal (figures ., . 8).

Home Browse Books Book details, Temple to Love: Architecture and Devotion i.Temple to Love: Architecture and Devotion in Seventeenth-Century Bengal. These seventeenth-century monuments have remained unnoticed for the most part, occupying the margins between architectural formations that have been given pride of place in the mapping of South Asia’s artistic heritage. As one art historian recently observed, they are no more than a footnote in South Asian architecture, and indeed few introductory textbooks deem them worthy of an illustration.

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Temple to Love: Architecture and Devotion in Seventeenth-Century Bengal. Pika Ghosh uses art historical, archaeological, textual, and ethnographic approaches to explore this innovation in the context of its times

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The Journal of Asian Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005. 255 p. 91 black & white illustrations and drawings.

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[A]n excellent analytical study of a sensationally beautiful type of temple.... This work is not just art historical but embraces... religious studies, anthropology, history, and literature." ―Catherine B. Asher

[A]dvances our knowledge of... Bengali temple building practices, the complex inter-reliance between religion, state power, and art, and the ways in which Western colonial assumptions have distorted correct interpretation.... A splendid book." ―Rachel Fell McDermott

In the flux created by the Mughal conquest, Hindu landholders of eastern India began to build a spectacularly beautiful new style of brick temple, known as Ratna. This "bejeweled" style combined features of Sultanate mosques and thatched houses, and included second-story rooms conceived as the pleasure grounds of the gods, where Krishna and his beloved Radha could rekindle their passion. Pika Ghosh uses art historical, archaeological, textual, and ethnographic approaches to explore this innovation in the context of its times. Includes 82 stunning black-and-white images of rarely photographed structures.

Published in association with the American Institute of Indian Studies